Authorities identify victim in Jersey City shooting that also left another injured

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has identified the 35-year-old man shot and killed Thursday afternoon.

News 12 Staff

Dec 11, 2020, 5:42 PM

Updated 1,315 days ago

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The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office has identified the 35-year-old man shot and killed Thursday afternoon.
The shooting happened just after 4:16 p.m. in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue.
According to the prosecutor's office, responding officers found the victim, Niles Holmes, with apparent multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. Holmes was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center in a life-threatening condition, and he later was pronounced dead.
The prosecutor's office also says a second victim of the shooting, a 24-year-old Jersey City man, sustained two graze wounds to the arm. He was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center, where he was treated for the non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345.


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