Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez stated this morning that the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a 51 year-old male in Hoboken. On February 1, 2016, shortly after 1:00 a.m., the Hoboken Police Department was dispatched to 706 Grand Street in Hoboken on a report of a person in cardiac arrest. Upon arrival, officers found the 51 year-old male in cardiac arrest with an apparent single gunshot wound to his upper torso. The male was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after 1:20 a.m. The investigation is ongoing and at this early stage of the investigation, investigators have not ruled out the possibility that the gunshot wound was self-inflicted. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Medical Examiner. The Hoboken Police Department is assisting in the investigation.
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