15-year-old juvenile arrested after he shot two men in Jersey City

Jersey City police arrested a 15-year-old Harmon street male after he shot two individuals on Wilkinson Avenue just after 9 p.m. Thursday.

A 15-year-old male was shot once in the buttocks and an 18-year-old male was shot once in the right thigh.  

Both victims were transported to the Jersey City Medical Center-Barnabas Health for treatment of the non life-threatening injuries.

The shooter, who was arrested shortly after on Garfield Avenue, was charged with criminal attempt homicide, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, possession of a firearm by a minor.

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