Crime Scene Tape

The new year in Jersey City came in much as the old year went out: with gunfire.

According to sources, approximately twelve shots were fired at 12:30 a.m this morning at Martin Luther King Drive and Van Nostrand Avenue.

There were no reported injuries or arrests.

While the administration stopped reporting Compstat data, which includes non-lethal shootings, in 2019 over the objections of the late councilman Michael Yun and Ward C Councilman Richard Boggiano, anecdotal reports indicate that such shooting have increased markedly in recent months.

Aaron Morrill

Aaron is a writer, musician and lawyer. Aaron attended Berklee College of Music and the State University of New York at Purchase. Aaron served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador. He received a J.D....