FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Raymond Worrall
PHONE: (201) 795-6400 Ext. 6737
DATE: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
HOMICIDE UNIT INVESTIGATING SHOOTING DEATH IN JERSEY CITY
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:
On July 23, 2019, at approximately 8:20 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report shots fired in the area of Wilkinson Avenue in Jersey City with one male being injured. Upon arrival, responding officers found an unresponsive male with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the ground in the area of 125 and 127 Wilkinson Avenue.
The male, later identified as Markell Albright, age 21, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center. Albright was pronounced dead at approximately 8:50 p.m.
The Hudson County 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 201-915-1234 or to leave an anonymous tip at: https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.