JERSEY CITY — A 21-year-old is man is dead after a shooting in Jersey City Saturday, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office said.
Jersey City police responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Ocean Avenue at just after 3:15 p.m. Saturday. Officers found the victim, a 21-year-old from Jersey City later identified as Akim Ward, with wounds to his upper body.
The victim was taken to a local hospital. He was pronounced dead at 3:31 p.m. Cause of death is pending a medical examiner's findings.
No arrests have been made at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip at: http://www.hudsoncountyprosecutorsofficenj.org/homicide-tip/. All information will be kept confidential.