A Bayonne man has pleaded guilty to the fatal shooting of a Jersey City man, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has announced.
On Wednesday, July 27, Nysheed Gleaton, a 24-year-old of Bayonne, pleaded guilty for his role in the shooting death of 32-year-old Rasheen Bostick in Jersey City.
Gleaton pleaded guilty to one count of Aggravated Manslaughter, a crime of the first degree.
The state will be recommending a sentence of 22 years in New Jersey State Prison, subject to the No Early Release Act.
Sentencing is scheduled for Friday, October 7, before Hudson County Superior Court Judge Vincent J. Militello.
Fatal shooting in Jersey City
On Sunday, January 23, 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, later identified as Bostick of Jersey City, with an apparent gunshot wound to his torso.
He was transported by Emergency Medical Services to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at approximately 12:55 p.m.
Gleaton was arrested in connection with the shooting back in February.
The state was represented in this case by Hudson County Assistant Prosecutor Keith Travers.
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