Police: 3 teens accused in killing of Jersey City teen outside chicken restaurant

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Three teenagers are facing charges in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old Jersey City boy outside of a fried chicken restaurant.

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office says that a 16-year-old was charged with murder and a 14- and 15-year-old are charged with murder as accomplices in the shooting death of Judane Holmes on Dec. 26 outside of the U.S. Fried Chicken restaurant on Martin Luther King Drive.

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Witnesses said that a gunman in a ski mask opened fire on the teen, who was inside the restaurant at the time of the shooting.

The names of the three teens were not released due to their ages. They were arrested between Jan. 4 and Jan. 7. They are all also facing weapons charges.

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