Man in Stable Condition After Being Shot This Afternoon in Jersey City

An investigation is underway this afternoon by the Jersey City Police Department after a 30-year old man was shot at approximately 1:40 pm. According to city spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione, police responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Ocean and Stevens Avenues.

The victim was transported to a local hospital, where he is listed in stable condition with a gunshot wound in his back.

Sources have told another media outlet that police are searching for a 2009 Nissan Rogue, reportedly stolen, in connection to today’s shooting.

This story will be updated when additional information is made available.



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