Police: Man killed in shooting

Police: Man killed in shooting
DEVELOPING JERSEY CITY NJ: Shooting Leaves Man Critical in Jersey City
Police are currently at the scene of the shooting near the intersection of Lembeck and Ocean avenues, where at least 20 evidence markers have been placed in the street, according to freelance photographer Joe Shine, who is also at the scene.

The victim, who was shot in the chest and abdomen, was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where the victim was later pronounced dead, according to police radio transmissions.

Official information on the shooting was not immediately available from the Jersey City Police Department or the Hudson County Prosecutors Office.

EMS rushed a man to Jersey City Medical Center suffering severe injuries after a gunman fired bullets from a car striking him this evening in Jersey City.

Police were called to the vicinity of Lembeck and Ocean avenues after receiving reports of shots fired just before 6 p.m.

Units arrived at the scene and found an unconscious and unresponsive man -around the age of 25-years-old -suffering gunshot wounds.


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