Officials: 17-year-old girl shot in Jersey City dies from injuries

Authorities say a teenage girl found shot and wounded in Jersey City has died from her injuries.

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2020, 1:59 PM

Updated 1,478 days ago

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Officials: 17-year-old girl shot in Jersey City dies from injuries
Authorities say a teenage girl found shot and wounded in Jersey City has died from her injuries.
Jersey City police responded to reports of shots fired around 10:30 p.m. Monday and found 17-year-old Tyeah Garner with gunshot wounds to her upper body. Garner was taken to a hospital but died there early Tuesday.
Hudson County prosecutors say a cause and manner of death have not yet been determined. No other injuries were reported in the incident.
No arrests have been made. A motive for the shooting remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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