The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and Bayonne Police Department are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early this morning.
“The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Bayonne Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in the area of Avenue A and West 21st Street. More to follow,” the HCPO tweeted this morning.
At 3:21 p.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released more information.
At approximately 4:27 a.m. this orning, the Bayonne Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of 21st Street and Avenue A.
Upon arrival, responding officers found a male victim inside of a vehicle on West 21st Street, west of Avenue A. The victim – later identified as Damoi Davauni Campbell, 23, of New York – was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and Bayonne Police Department are actively investigating this case and no arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.
Editor’s note: This story was updated with new information.