Bayonne man arrested in connection with fatal shooting in Jersey City

Nysheed Gleaton, 32-years-old, faces a number of charges including murder

A 32-year-old Bayonne man has been arrested in connection with the Jan. 23 fatal shooting of Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City, according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

Nysheed Gleaton has been charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. He was arrested during the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 27 by the Wallington Police Department and was in possession of a handgun.

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On Sunday, January 23, 2022, at approximately 12:28 p.m. the Jersey City Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of 32 Belmont Avenue. Responding officers found a male with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso.

The man was later identified as Bostick, a 32-year-old from Jersey City. He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 12:55 p.m.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department continue to investigate the fatal shooting. Prosecutor Suarez thanked the United States Marshals Service and the Wallington Police Department for their assistance.

The above charges are merely accusations and Gleaton is presumed innocent until proven guilty.

For updates on this and other stories, check www.hudsonreporter.com and follow us on Twitter @hudson_reporter. Daniel Israel can be reached at disrael@hudsonreporter.com. 

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