Jersey City police car
Jersey City Police Car

Authorities are asking for the public’s help finding a man wanted in connection with the killing of Felicia Stewart, a 30 year-old mother of four, early Tuesday morning.

Mark Steward Jersey City
Mark Stewart

According to reports, Stewart was shot as she walked along Grant Avenue just before 1 a.m. After Jersey City Police responded she was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. The Regional Medical Examiner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound(s) to the abdomen and the manner of death to be homicide.

Mark Stewart, 26, of Jersey City, no relation to the victim, has now been charged with Aggravated Manslaughter, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. 

The Hudson County Prosecutor is advising that anyone who sees Mark Stewart should not approach him, but should immediately contact police. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Prosecutor’s Office official website at All information will be kept confidential.