A second man has been arrested in connection to the murder of a 19-year-old Jersey City man, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
Dashawn Mixson, 20, of Jersey City, turned himself in to detectives from the Hudson County Prosecutorâ€™s Office Homicide Unit late this afternoon. He was arrested without incident, Suarez said in a statement.
Mixson has been charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a firearm in violation, authorities said.
Mixson is the second man arrested in connection with DaJour Rileyâ€™s murder. Earlier this week, Varnell Mohammed, 19, of Jersey City was arrested and hit with charges identical to those of Mixson, officials said.
On Tuesday, March 28, at approximately 11:45 a.m., Jersey City police responded to the area of Garfield Avenue and Union Street on a report of shots fired. Officers also then responded to Jersey City Medical Center after being notified of the arrival of a gunshot victim, police said.
The victim, Riley, 19, was shot multiple times inside a vehicle near the aforementioned intersection. He was transported privately to the JCMC and was pronounced dead at at approximately 2:30 p.m., authorities said.