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Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced that the Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred earlier today, Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

According to Suarez, shortly after 12:40 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a call of shots fired in the area of Audubon Avenue and College Street.  When police arrived they found an extensive crime scene.  A press release from the Prosecutor states, “An unresponsive male – later identified as David Jones, 24, of Jersey City – was located at 1 College Street with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body. He was transported to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 1:35 a.m.  A second individual, a 23-year-old Jersey City male, was located nearby with an apparent gunshot wound to an upper extremity. He is being treated for an injury that is not considered life-threatening at this time.”

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case.  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.

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