Jersey City fatal shooting under investigation

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Law enforcement is investigating the fatal shooting of a Jersey City man,23, killed May 3 on Princeton Avenue and Brown Place in zJersey City.

According to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Jersey City police officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area.

Officers found a male – later identified as Emmanuel Garcia – who had sustained gunshot wound(s) to his body.

He was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased at 11:24 p.m.

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 call 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.