FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Raymond Worrall
PHONE: (201) 320-3550
DATE: Sunday, June 6, 2021
HUDSON COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE HOMICIDE UNIT INVESTIGATING FATAL SHOOTING IN JERSEY CITY
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:
On Saturday, June 5, 2021, at approximately 10:05 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of gunshots fired in the area of Stegman Street and Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City. Police Officers responded to the area and found a male victim of gunshot wound(s) to the torso.
The male, later identified as Ahmad McPherson, age 22, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. He was pronounced dead at approximately 10:40 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. No arrests have been made at this time. 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 official website at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.