2 charged in fatal shooting of Jersey City man: officials

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Photos: Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office

JERSEY CITY — Two men have been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of a man in Jersey City Saturday, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office said Tuesday.

At around 11 a.m. Saturday, Jersey City police received a call for shots fired in the area of Grant Avenue. Officers found a man, later identified as 26-year-old Raquan Bass, who had sustained gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead at 11:15 a.m.

Yasir Harrison, 32, and Jala Long, 21, were arrested separately Tuesday. Harrison and Long are both charged with murder. Harrison is also charged with unlawful possession of a weapon.

The cause and manner of death are pending the findings of the Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

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