Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:
On Friday, February 17, 2023, the Honorable Vincent J. Militello, J.S.C. sentenced Nysheed Gleaton, 24, of Bayonne, to 22 years in New Jersey State Prison for the 2022 shooting death of Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City.
Gleaton pleaded guilty to one count of Aggravated Manslaughter in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:11- 4a(1), a crime of the first degree, on Wednesday, July 27, 2022. The sentence is subject to the No Early Release Act. The State was represented at sentencing by Hudson County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Leo Hernandez.
On Sunday, January 23, 2022, at approximately 12:28 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of 32 Belmont Avenue. Responding officers found a male – later identified as Rasheen Bostick, 32, of Jersey City – with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso. He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 12:55 p.m.