5 teenagers arrested on assault charges after shots fired in Downtown Jersey City, official says

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Five teenagers were arrested on assault charges after shots were fired in Downtown Jersey City early Sunday evening, an official said.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

On Sunday at approximately 5:48 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department responded to a call for shots fired near Coles Street, city spokeswoman Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione told HCV.

Upon further investigation, police quickly identified, located, and apprehended five male juveniles: two-15-year-olds, two 16-year-olds, and one 17-year-old, she added.

Each defendant was charged with aggravated assault with extreme indifference and no injuries were reported as a result of the incident, Wallace-Scalcione stated.

No further information was immediately available.

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