FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Raymond Worrall
PHONE: (201) 795-6400 Ext. 6737
DATE: Tuesday, January 17, 2017
THREE DEAD FROM GUNSHOT WOUNDS IN JERSEY CITY
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez released the following information:
On January 16, 2017, at approximately 10 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a 911 call regarding gunshots fired on Fulton Avenue in Jersey City. Police Officers responded to 101 Fulton Avenue and found an unresponsive male in the entrance hallway with an apparent gunshot wound to his upper torso. The male was later identified as Quadel Chisolm, age 31.
Officers entered an apartment and observed two additional individuals, a male and a female, in a lifeless condition. The male, later identified as Ishear Bailey, age 26, had multiple gunshot wounds to his upper torso. The female, later identified as Janaya Lee, age 25, had multiple gunshot wounds to her upper body.
All three victims were pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 10:15 p.m.
The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating this case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s website at https://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.