Prosecutor: Jersey City man killed, another injured as authorities seek shooter

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A Jersey City man was killed, with another injured, as authorities seek a gunman who open fire on Fulton Avenue late last night, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced.

By John Heinis/Hudson County View

Yesterday at approximately 10:25 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of Fulton Avenue, Suarez said in a statement.

Upon arrival, responding officers found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso near 39 Fulton Ave.

The victim, later identified as Davon Deloach, 30, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at approximately 1:00 a.m.

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

A second male who suffered from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to a lower extremity was discovered on Van Cleef Street. The male, 31, of Union, was transported by EMS to Jersey City Medical Center.

He was treated for his injuries and released earlier today.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.

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