Fatal shooting under investigation in Jersey City

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The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of an East Orange man in Jersey City.

According to the HCPO, on May 14, at approximately 1:50 a.m., the Jersey City Police Department received a report of shots fired in the area of the City Crossings Apartments parking lot at Merseles Court and Bright Street in Jersey City.

Officers found an apparently lifeless man with a gunshot wound to the torso.

The victim, later identified as Stebbin Drew, 37, of East Orange, was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 2:15 a.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 is investigating the case with assistance from the JCPD. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/.

All information will be kept confidential.