Man Fatally Shot In Jersey City; Others Injured

Man Fatally Shot In Jersey City; Others Injured


CONTACT: Raymond Worrall

PHONE: (201) 795-6400 Ext. 6737


TWITTER: @HCPOProsecutor


DATE: Monday, December 4, 2017


Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez has released the following information:

On December 3, 2017, at approximately 12:35 a.m., Jersey City Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Warner Avenue in Jersey City. Upon arrival, responding officers discovered the lifeless body of Rymaire Stevens, age 28, of Jersey City with apparent gunshot wounds to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause and manner of Stevens’ death are pending an investigation by the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Following an initial investigation, it was discovered that two additional male victims had been transported by private vehicle to the Jersey City Medical Center where they were treated for their wounds and remain hospitalized in stable condition. One man suffered from an apparent gunshot wound to his torso and the other man suffered from an apparent gunshot wound to a lower extremity. A fourth man also appeared to have been grazed by a gunshot, but refused medical treatment.

No arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.

The Prosecutor’s Homicide Unit is actively investigating the case with assistance from the Jersey City Police Department. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s official website at: . All information will be kept confidential.