NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — Just a day after community members gathered to try to stop gun violence in the city, a New Brunswick a man was shot and killed in his car, according to law enforcement officials.
Hakim Williams, a 31-year-old who lived on Howard Street, was found dead “from multiple gunshot wounds” at 11:03 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, according to a press release from the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office and the New Brunswick Police Department.
After receiving a call regarding gunshots from a resident, police went to Fulton Street, where they found Williams, police said. He was already dead inside his car, they said.
The Middlesex County Medical Examiner's Office plans to perform an autopsy today, according to the press release.
The investigation into Williams' killing remains open. Anyone with information should call New Brunswick police Det. Kenneth Abode at 732-745-5200 or Det. Craig Marchak of the prosecutor's office at 732-745-3254.