Jersey City man found fatally shot in car


On Friday, July 10,  just after 12:40 p.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to the area of Clerk Street and Forrest Street in Jersey City on a report of a man shot inside a car.

Officers found the victim, a 30-year-old Jersey City man, later identified as Yusef Mathis, with an apparent gunshot wound to the upper body.

The victim was pronounced dead at 12:52 p.m. at the scene of the shooting.

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

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating the case. 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 leave an anonymous tip at:

All information will be kept confidential.