FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Raymond Worrall
PHONE: (201) 795-6400 Ext. 6737
DATE: Thursday, July 21, 2016
FATAL SHOOTING OCCURS IN JERSEY CITY ON CLINTON AVENUE
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information:
On July 21, 2016, at approximately 2:45 a.m., Jersey City Police were dispatched to Clinton Avenue in Jersey City on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police found a male victim, Javon Murray, age 28, of Jersey City, with a single gunshot wound to his upper body. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 2:50 a.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 Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/ . All information will be kept confidential.