Jersey City woman charged for interfering with homicide investigation

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HOBOKEN, NJ – A Jersey City woman was arrested and charged with interfering with a homicide investigation regarding a murder that took place in September in Hoboken.

A 38-year-old Jersey City woman has been charged with furnishing false information to law enforcement in order to prevent Deon Williams from being arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of Christopher Garcia in Hoboken.

Demetria Huggins, 38, was charged with hindering apprehension and arrested on Saturday inside a hotel on International Boulevard in Elizabeth.

According to police, on September 25th, at around 3:25 am, Hoboken police officers responded to a 911 call regarding a shooting at 560 Marshall Drive.

A male victim with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso was found by responding officers – later identified as Christopher Garcia, 28, of Hoboken.

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Emergency Medical Services transported him to Jersey City Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at approximately 3:56 a.m.

Deon Williams, 25, of Jersey City, was arrested and charged with murder by police.