FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Executive Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino
PHONE: (201) 795-6402
DATE: Monday, October 26, 2015
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information pertaining to the fatal shooting in Jersey City on October 25, 2015. No additional information is available at this time.
Jersey City Homicide:
Type of Crime: Homicide
Date: October 25, 2015
Time: Approximately 11:15 pm
Location: Grand Street and Communipaw Avenue, Jersey City, NJ
Type of Weapon(s): firearm(s)
Victim: Nyheem McKinney, age 20, of Jersey City, New Jersey
Jersey City Police were dispatched to the area of Grand Street and Communipaw Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, on a report of shots fired. The victim, Nyheem McKinney, was found in front of 735 Grand Avenue with apparent gunshot wounds to various parts of his body. He was pronounced dead at the Jersey City Medical Center at approximately 11:40 p.m.
No arrests have been made in connection with the homicide. A motive has not been identified.
The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345. All calls will be kept confidential.