Prosecutor: Jersey City man arrested for fatal shooting on Christmas


A Jersey City man has been arrested for a fatal shooting on Christmas that claimed the life of a 46-year-old man, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

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By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Eddie Webb, 43, of Jersey City, is charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

He was arrested yesterday at his place of employment in Jersey City and transported to the Hudson County Correctional Facility pending his first court appearance.

At approximately 6:04 p.m. on Christmas, the Jersey City Police Department was notified of a shooting in the area of Communipaw Avenue and Crescent Avenue.

Responding officers located a man – later identified as Khaliq Lockett, 46, of Jersey City – with an apparent gunshot wound(s) to the torso.

He was transported to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 7:51

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