Orient Avenue Homicide

Orient Avenue Homicide

CONTACT: Executive Assistant Prosecutor Gene Rubino
PHONE: (201) 795-6402
EMAIL: grubino@hcpo.org
DATE: Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information pertaining to the fatal shooting on Orient Avenue in Jersey City on November 17, 2015. No additional information is available at this time.

Jersey City Homicide incident:
Type of Crime: Homicide
Date: November 17, 2015
Time: Approximately 12:10 a.m.
Location: 106 Orient Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey.
Type of Weapon(s): firearm(s)
Victim: Rondell Fairley, age 20, of Jersey City, New Jersey

On November 17, 2015, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Jersey City Police were dispatched to 106 Orient Avenue in Jersey City on a report of a shooting. Police discovered the victim in front of 106 Orient Avenue with an apparent gunshot wound(s) to his mid-section. The victim was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 1:15 a.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. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office at (201) 915-1345 or by email at hcpotips@hcpo.org. All calls will be kept confidential.