Fight outside New Jersey homeless shelter ends with gunfire

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St Lucy's Shelter - Jersey City
St Lucy's Shelter - Jersey City

JERSEY CITY, NJ – An argument between two individuals outside a Jersey City homeless shelter Sunday night ended with gunfire, police reported.

The shooting occurred around 8:24 pm in the area of 16th and Grove Street outside the St. Lucy’s Shelter operated by Catholic Charities.

The two individuals knew each other and were possibly shelter residents. At this point, few details have been released.

What we do know is that one man fired at the other after an argument escalated. The bullet did not strike the 52-year-old victim.

Police are investigating.

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