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Man shot in the back in Jersey City, police say

JERSEY CITY -- A 27-year-old man sitting in a car was shot early Sunday morning, officials said.  The shooting was reported at about 1:30 a.m. on Randolph Avenue, city spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said.  The victim, an Orient Avenue resident,...

Man shot in the back in Jersey City, police say

JERSEY CITY -- A 27-year-old man sitting in a car was shot early Sunday morning, officials said.  The shooting was reported at about 1:30 a.m. on Randolph Avenue, city spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said.  The victim, an Orient Avenue resident,...

26 February 2017 Sunday 19:43
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Man shot in the back in Jersey City, police say

JERSEY CITY -- A 27-year-old man sitting in a car was shot early Sunday morning, officials said. 

The shooting was reported at about 1:30 a.m. on Randolph Avenue, city spokeswoman Jennifer Morrill said. 

The victim, an Orient Avenue resident, suffered a gunshot wound to his back and his injuries were not considered life threatening, Morrill said. Multiple sources said a child was in the car at the time of the shooting. 

Photos from the scene taken by Jersey Journal freelance photographer Joe Shine show a red car with multiple bullet holes. The back window was shattered in the gunfire. 

No one was arrested and the shooting remains under investigation. 

Caitlin Mota may be reached at cmota@jjournal.com. Follow her on Twitter @caitlin_mota. Find The Jersey Journal on Facebook.

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