Jersey Man wanted for Murder kills himself hours later

On Monday, March 14, 2016, at approximately 7:20 a.m., officers from the Jersey City Police Department were dispatched to 114 Monitor Street in Jersey City on a call of shots fired. Upon their arrival, they located a female, later identified as Amelia Homes, age 29, of Neptune Avenue in Jersey City, lying in the street with apparent gunshot wounds to her body.

The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead shortly before 8:00 a.m. At approximately 11:30 A.M., officers from the Bayonne Police Department and Jersey City Police Department responded to Mercer Park located on the border of Jersey City and Bayonne.

Upon their arrival, they found a male, later identified as Terrence Jackson, age 29 of Randolph Avenue in Jersey City, dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Jackson matched the description of the actor of the initial shooting and was in a relationship with Ms. Holmes.


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