Prosecutors: Woman killed as gunfire erupts at vigil for shooting victim

Hudson County prosecutors say a woman attending a vigil for a man killed in a Jersey City shooting was fatally shot herself when someone opened fire on the crowd.

News 12 Staff

Jul 28, 2021, 9:01 AM

Updated 991 days ago

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Prosecutors: Woman killed as gunfire erupts at vigil for shooting victim
Hudson County prosecutors say a woman attending a vigil for a man killed in a Jersey City shooting was fatally shot herself when someone opened fire on the crowd.
Prosecutors say the shooting occurred Tuesday shortly before 1 a.m.
Felicia Stewart, a 30-year-old city resident, was hit in the back and was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead a short time later.
It wasn’t immediately clear what sparked the gunfire or if more than one shooter was involved, but no other injuries were reported.
No arrests have been made.
AP wire services helped contribute to this report.


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