Fatal Shooting on Oak Street Being Investigated

Fatal Shooting on Oak Street Being Investigated


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Assistant Prosecutor Leo Hernandez
PHONE: (201) 795-6400
EMAIL: lhernandez@hcpo.org
DATE: Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information:

On February 7, 2016, at approximately 8:10 P.M., Jersey City Police were dispatched to the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Oak Street in Jersey City on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police found the victim, Christopher Jackson-Terry, age 24, in the front seat of a vehicle suffering from multiple gunshot wound(s) to the upper part of his body. The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 8:43 P.M.

No arrests have been made in connection with the homicide. 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 by leaving 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.