Crime Scene Tape

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit has arrested a 16-year-old young man and charged him in the April 13 murder of Rodney Wallace. The incident took place on Wilkinson Avenue. Wallace was 22 years old.

The defendant’s identity was not disclosed due to his age and he is being charged as a juvenile.

He was arrested inside of a store at 245 Old Bergen Road in Jersey City on Thursday, June 10, 2021 just after 4 p.m. by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Gang Intelligence/Violent Crimes Unit.

The teen was charged with Murder; Conspiracy to Commit Murder; Aggravated Assault; Possession of a Weapon (firearm) for an Unlawful Purpose; Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (firearm); and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (shotgun).