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Prosecutor: One Man Dead, Another Injured In Jersey City Shooting

Area of MLK Drive and Wilkinson Avenue in Jersey City
Area of MLK Drive and Wilkinson Avenue in Jersey City Photo Credit: Google Maps (Street View)

One man was killed and another injured in a Jersey City shooting Thursday evening, authorities said.

Niles Holmes, 35, was shot multiple times near MLK Drive and Wilkinson Avenue just after 4:15 p.m., Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said.

Holmes, of Jersey City, was taken to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead just after 6:10 p.m., Suarez said.

A second victim, a 24-year-old Jersey City man, sustained two graze wounds to the arm and was treated at Jersey City Medical Center, Suarez said.

The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made, Suarez said. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip.

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