The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the man killed in last night’s shooting as 23-year-old Emmanuel Garcia of Jersey City.
According to the prosecutor’s office, members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Princeton Avenue and Brown Place just before 11:00 p.m. Responding officers found Garcia with at least one gunshot wound to his body. He was taken to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
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 Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.