BAYONNE, NJ – A Jersey City man was charged with attempted murder on Friday stemming from a riot that occurred at a local park in October.
Investigators believe Guido Nunez, 26, was responsible for a “shots fired” 9-1-1 call on October 17, 2017 during a large street fight at the basketball courts located in Dennis P. Collins Park on 1st Street and Islandview Court, Captain Joseph Scerbo Bayonne Investigative Division Commander said in a press release.
Bayonne detectives, along with the United States Marshall’s Fugitive Task Force and Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Gang Task Force arrested Nunez at 6:40 a.m. in New Brunswick.
Nunez has seven outstanding warrants stemming from the October incident, including: criminal attempted murder, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon (handgun), possession of a weapon (handgun) for an unlawful purpose, possession of CDS (cocaine) with intent to distribute, possession with intent to distribute drug paraphernalia and riot.
During the arrest, police said Nunez was in possession of heroin and marijuana, as well as drug paraphernalia and a scale. Scerbo said Nunez “will be charged accordingly in Middlesex County” for those crimes.
According to police, eight others were also charged with 3rd degree, including Bayonne residents Christopher Nunez, Adanis Espejo, Jesus Baret, Israel Alcaide, Victor Molina, Eddy Frias-Mercedes and Isaac Fermin.