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Jersey City police arrest 16-year-old in shooting of 5-year-old Jayden Thaxton

Authorities say an arrest has been made in

Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection to the shooting of a 5-year-old boy in Jersey City. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Authorities say an arrest has been made in connection to the shooting of a 5-year-old boy in Jersey City.

A 16-year-old city resident was arrested earlier this morning and charged with aggravated assault and weapons offenses, according to a spokesperson for the mayor's office.

"The police department worked aggressively and relentlessly to develop leads...

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