HCPO seeking public’s help to locate man charged in fatal shooting of Jersey City woman

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking the public’s help to locate a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Jersey City woman on Tuesday.

Mark Stewart. Photo courtesy of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Mark Stewart, 26, of Jersey City, has been charged with aggravated manslaughter, possession of a weapon (firearm) for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said in a statement.

On Tuesday, just prior to 1 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Grant Avenue and MLK Drive in Jersey City.

Responding officers found a 30-year-old victim, later identified as Felicia Stewart, who
had sustained gunshot wound(s) to her back and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where she was pronounced dead at 2:02 a.m.

The Regional Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound(s) to the abdomen and the manner of death to be homicide.

There is no known familial relationship between the victim and the suspect.

Anyone who sees Mark Stewart should not approach him, but should 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
http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.