BAYONNE, NJ - A woman was shot and killed in Bayonne early Sunday, a tweet from Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez reported. 

According to multiple sources members of the Bayonne Police Department were called to an apartment inside 484 JFK Boulevard at 5:09 a.m. on reports of a person being shot. 

Upon arrival officers found a female shot in the face and were given a full description of the alleged shooter, including his name and alleged past criminal history. 

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An immediate and expansive search was launched and the suspect was said to have been located and taken into custody a short time later in the area of East 21st Street and Avenue E. 

An investigation is ongoing and as of publication a search is being conducted for the weapon.


Editor’s Note: this story has been updated to relflext that a suspect is in custody but no arrest has been made.

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