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Police ID 17-Year-Old Killed In Jersey City Shooting

Zaimier Bell
Zaimier Bell Photo Credit: Special to Daily Voice

A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed Sunday night, authorities said.

Police responding to reports of shots fired near 116 MLK Dr., found  Zaimier Bell with gunshot wounds to his upper body around 5:30 p.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.

He was taken to Jersey City Medical Center and deceased at 6:10 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 actively investigating this case. 

No arrests have been made as of Monday morning. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. 

All information will be kept confidential.

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