Wagswoofs – Angel Guzman, a resident of Jersey City, was transported to Jersey City Medical Center in a private vehicle at approximately 2:20 p.m. on Monday, December 28. Suarez, the prosecutor for Hudson County, stated that Guzman sustained a shotgun wound to the upper body. Suarez reported that he was pronounced deceased just prior to 4:00 p.m.
According to Suarez, an investigation disclosed that Guzman was fatally shot in the head at a residence on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. As a result, the 17-year-old suspect has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated manslaughter and multiple weapons offenses.
A fundraiser has been initiated to support Guzman’s family in covering the costs of the funeral. As of Thursday, December 28th, a total of over $3,600 has already been raised.