Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office investigating fatal Jersey City shooting of 22-year-old man

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Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office investigating a fatal Jersey City shooting of a 22-year-old man that occurred late last night, Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday, at approximately 10:05 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of gunshots fired in the area of Stegman Street and Martin Luther King Drive, Suarez said in a statement.

Police officers responded to the area and found a male victim of gunshot wound(s) to
the torso.

The man, later identified as Ahmad McPherson, 22, of Jersey City, was transported by
Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at
approximately 10:40 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department and no arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.