JERSEY CITY, NJ - The man said to be responsible for the February 28 shooting death of Jersey City man Christian Parra, was apprehended and arrested Thursday afternoon in New Port Richey, Florida. 

According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suearez, Ariel Dumit, 35, was apprehended by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force Central District of Florida with the assistance of the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. He is pending extradition proceedings to be brought back to New Jersey.  

Dumit has been charged with Murder, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful Purposes and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.

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As previously reported, Parra was in BJ’s Parking Lot on Marin Boulevard and Second Street at approximately 8:18 p.m. when he was shot in the torso. While he was transported to the Jersey City Medical immediately he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 9:00 p.m.

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