Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Jersey City woman who was fatally shot early Tuesday morning on Grant Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City.
On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, just prior to 1 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Grant Avenue and MLK Drive in Jersey City. Responding officers found a 30-year-old female victim – later identified as Felicia Stewart – who had sustained gunshot wound(s) to her back and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 2:02 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 and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case. 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 at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.