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HUDSON COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE HOMICIDE UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL SHOOTING IN JERSEY CITY
No arrests have been made as of this evening, after authorities responded to Randolph Avenue in Jersey City early this morning on a report of shots being fired. One person has died according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, who released the following information late Saturday afternoon:
On Saturday, November 20, 2021, at approximately 3:15 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of Randolph Avenue in Jersey City on a report of shots fired. The responding police officers found a male victim at 116 Randolph Avenue with apparent gunshot wound(s) to his torso and lower extremities. The injured male, later identified as Rashaun Bell, age 24, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at approximately 3:50 a.m.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. No arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.