Jersey City police investigating murder of woman on MLK drive


JERSEY CITY, NJ – The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department are investigating the death of a 30-year-old Jersey City woman who was fatally shot early Tuesday morning on Grant Avenue and Martin Luther King Drive in Jersey City.

On Tuesday, July 27, 2021, just prior to 1 a.m., members of the Jersey City Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of Grant Avenue and MLK Drive in Jersey City. Responding officers found a 30-year-old female victim – later identified as Felicia Stewart – who had sustained gunshot wound(s) to her back and was transported to the Jersey City Medical Center where she was pronounced deceased at 2:02 a.m. The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

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