DeFazio said Aaron Ballon, 21, of Bidwell Avenue was pronounced dead on the scene at Dwight Street near the intersection of Bergen Avenue at around 8 p.m.
DeFazio said Ballon was hit numerous times after engaging in gunfire with another man, who then fled the scene on foot. DeFazio said the two men were shooting at each other based on a prior dispute between either each other or their associates.
DeFazio said a semi-automatic pistol was recovered at the scene, believed to have been owned by the victim.
DeFazio said the shooting was captured by CCTV cameras located in the area.
DeFazio said the investigation is ongoing and is being conducted by the Jersey City Police Department, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Homicide Squad and other investigating agencies.
Anyone with information on the shooting can call the Hudson County Prosecutor's Homicide Squad at (201) 915-1345. - RK