Bayonne man fatally shot in Jersey City

Bayonne man fatally shot in Jersey City
MURDER ON LEMBECK – Although violent crime is supposedly down this year, another shooting death occurred in Jersey City this week.

Eric Crocker, 23 of Bayonne was pronounced dead on Tuesday, Sept. 4 as the result of being shot in the area of Lembeck and Ocean avenues in Jersey City.
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that at approximately 5:55 p.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, responding Police Officers found a male victim on Lembeck Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.
Crocker as treated at the scene before being transported by Emergency Medical Services to the Jersey City Medical Center. Crocker was pronounced dead at approximately 6:30 p.m.
The cause and manner of death are pending an investigation by the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
The Prosecutor’s 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 at: All information will be kept confidential.

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