FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Raymond Worrall
PHONE: (201) 795-6400 Ext. 6737
DATE: Wednesday, January 25, 2017
18-YEAR-OLD FATALLY SHOT IN HOBOKEN
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:
On January 24, 2017, at approximately 3:15 p.m., Hoboken Police Officers were dispatched to 300 Marshall Drive in Hoboken on a 911 call of possible gun shots in the area. Upon arrival officers found a victim in an apartment at that location with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso.
The victim, Adrian Rivera, age 18, who lived in the apartment, was immediately transported to Jersey City Medical Center by ambulance. Rivera was pronounced dead at the hospital at approximately 3:50 p.m.
No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting. The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Hoboken Police Department. 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 Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ . All information will be kept confidential.