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A Wilkinson Avenue home remained cordoned off with yellow police tape this morning following reports of an early morning shooting.

A police cruiser parked against the traffic remained posted in front. A detective standing with four patrol officers next to the crime scene, 124 Wilkinson Ave., declined to comment.

According to an unconfirmed report, a young man was shot. His condition is unknown.

Authorities have yet make any announcement.

One neighbor reported hearing shots ring out at some time between 4 and 5 a.m. The street was closed off a short time later.

Further details were not available.

In recent years, the residents of Wilkinson Avenue have complained of lawlessness and gang activity. In October, a shootout took place at 133 Wilkinson Ave.

The extent of crime generally, and shootings in particular, in Jersey City is difficult to assess. Without explanation, the Fulop administration stopped publishing monthly CompStat crime data in June of 2019.

New York City and Newark residents have access to weekly crime data, including shootings, from weekly CompStat reports posted on their respective websites.

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