Two men shot, one killed in Jersey City shooting


On December 1, 2016, Tyrone J. Wilson, age 26, of Jersey City sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. A preliminary investigation found that Wilson was transported to Jersey City Medical Center by private vehicle where he was pronounced dead at approximately 11:40 p.m. at Jersey City Medical Center.

Jersey City Police Officers discovered there was a second victim of the shooting who was found on the corner of Grand Street and Prior Street in Jersey City. The second victim was shot once in a lower extremity. The victim was treated at the scene and then transported by ambulance to JCMC for additional medical treatment. The victim’s condition is unknown at this time.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone

with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345
to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ . All information will be kept confidential.

1 COMMENT

  1. I witnessed this on my way back from downtown. The second guy was riding a bicycle and was shot in the leg or foot.