The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating a Dec. 10 fatal shooting.
According to the HCPO on Thursday, Dec. 10, just after 4:16 p.m., Jersey City police officers responded to the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue on a report of a person shot.
Responding officers found the victim, an unconscious 35-year-old Jersey City man, later identified as Niles Holmes, with apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead at 6:12 p.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
A second victim, a 24-year-old Jerse city man, sustained two graze wounds to the arm. He was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating this case and no arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the HCPO at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.
All information will be kept confidential.