Prosecutor: Man sought in teenage girl's slaying in Jersey City caught in Pennsylvania

A man wanted in the death of a 17-year-old girl gunned down on a Jersey City street earlier this month has been captured in Pennsylvania.

News 12 Staff

Jul 29, 2020, 1:14 AM

Updated 1,359 days ago

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Prosecutor: Man sought in teenage girl's slaying in Jersey City caught in Pennsylvania
A man wanted in the death of a 17-year-old girl gunned down on a Jersey City street earlier this month has been captured in Pennsylvania.
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office says 24-year-old Jahquell Carter was arrested Tuesday morning at a home in Plymouth, a small town near Wilkes-Barre, after he tried to avoid authorities by hiding in an attic crawl space.
Carter is charged with murder as an accomplice, conspiracy and weapons counts in the July 6 shooting of Tyeah Garner.
Garner was found wounded on the street and was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead the following day.
Carter is one of three people charged in the teen’s death.
The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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