Father of 3 is shot dead in Jersey City Heights

A father of three was shot dead Thursday night on Central Avenue in Jersey City.

Donald McLaughlin III, 37, who was walking on Central Avenue near Graham Street with his brother, was shot in the back at roughly 7 p.m., McLaughlin’s dad, Donald McLaughlin II, said this morning at the scene.

“I was inside watching TV around 7 and I heard a large thud on the door,” McLaughlin said. “My other son, Irving, ran through shouting, ‘They’re shooting at us!’ I took it as a joke, but I noticed spots of blood on his shirt. He said ‘I think they shot Donnie!’

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Source: NJ.com Hudson

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