2 men charged for roles in Jersey City fatal shooting; 1 accused of attempted murder


Two men were charged for their roles in a Jersey City fatal shooting from April 30th, with one accused of attempted murder, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Nyzir Wilson and Stephon Murphy, both 23, of Jersey City, are charged with robbery, burglary, possession of a weapon (firearm) for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon (firearm), conspiracy to commit robbery, and conspiracy to commit burglary, Suarez said in a statement.

Wilson is additionally charged with attempted murder and both are being held at the Hudson County Correctional Facility. On Thursday, May 23rd, a Hudson County Superior Court judge, granted the State’s Detention Motion against Murphy.

Wilson is tentatively scheduled to appear for a Detention Motion on Wednesday, May 29th.

Shortly after 12:40 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of Audubon Avenue and College Street. Responding officers located an extensive crime scene.

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.

Nyzir Wilson was located nearby with an apparent gunshot wound to an upper extremity and treated at Jersey City Medical Center.

This matter is actively being investigated by the HCPO Homicide Unit and the Jersey City PD.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the HCPO at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

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  1. If. They get rid of this stupid bail reform half of these criminals wouldn’t be able to commit these senseless, senseless crimes anything over a fourth degree or petty third degree (ie) receiving stolen prop possession of stolen prop or drug poss you should be held for a bail hearing simple as that!!!!