Man charged with attempted murder for Friday night shooting

By Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal |

JERSEY CITY — A 19-year-old man was shot multiple times on Summit Avenue Friday night and the alleged shooter has been charged with attempted murder, authorities said.

The shooting occurred at about 8:45 p.m. near Gardner Avenue, city spokeswoman Kim Scalcione said.

Police arrested Marc Russel, 22, after a foot pursuit following the shooting. A handgun fell from his pocket while he was running from police and he allegedly admitted to possessing the weapon, Scalcione said.


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