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13-Year-Old Girl Charged With Murder As Juvenile In Jersey City Shooting

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say a 13-year-old girl is facing juvenile charges including murder in the shooting death of a man in Jersey City.

The Hudson County prosecutor's office said Friday that the teen was arrested just before 7 p.m. Thursday in the death of 35-year-old Niles Holmes.

Holmes was found shot on Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue on Dec. 10.

Prosecutors said the girl was charged as a juvenile with murder, aggravated assault and weapons crimes. Her name was not released.

Shortly after Holmes was shot, police in Jersey City found a 24-year-old man with graze wounds. He was treated at Jersey City Medical Center.


(© Copyright 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)

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