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Fatal Jersey City shooting under investigation

The Jersey City Police Department and Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Monday, Nov.18.

On Nov. 18, at approximately 10:25 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired near Fulton Avenue in Jersey City.

Responding officers found a male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to his torso near 39 Fulton Ave.

The victim, later identified as Davon Deloach, age 30, of Jersey City, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center.

He was pronounced dead at approximately 1 a.m.

The cause and manner of death are pending an investigation by the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

A second male who suffered from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to a lower extremity was discovered on Van Cleef Street.

The man, age 31, of Union, was transported by EMS to Jersey City Medical Center.

He was treated for his injuries and released on Nov. 19.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are actively investigating this case.

No arrests have been made at this time and anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.

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