HCPO seeking 2nd suspect in connection to fatal shooting of 23-year-old Jersey City man


The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help to identify a second suspend in connection to the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old Jersey City man.

Omire Rios-Williams. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Omire Rios-Williams, 19, of Jersey City, has been charged with murder, attempted murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a weapon (firearm) for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Rios-Williams’ co-conspirator, Shianne Payne-Nanton, was arrested and charged in the homicide on May 27th.

On Monday, May 3rd, just before 11:00 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Princeton Avenue and Brown Place.

Responding officers found a 23-year-old male victim – later identified as Emmanuel Garcia – who had sustained gunshot wound(s) to his body and was transported to the Jersey City
Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 11:24 p.m.

The Regional Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be gunshot wounds of the torso and left upper extremity and the manner of death to be homicide.

Anyone who sees Rios-Williams should not approach him, but should instead immediately contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office
at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on their official website at

All information will be kept confidential.

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