Jersey City man arrested for Forrest Avenue murder

JERSEY CITY — David Cooper, age 26, of Jersey City was arrested by county homicide detectives last week for the murder of Ahmin Colclough, age 20, of Jersey City.
Prosecutor Suarez credited the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department for the arrest. On Monday, Sept. 19, at approximately 10 a.m., Jersey City police officers were dispatched to the area of Forrest Avenue in Jersey City on a report of shots fired. Officers found one male victim, later identified as Ahmin Colclough, in the driveway of 391 Forrest Avenue with an apparent gunshot wound to his upper body. Colclough was treated at the scene and then transported to Jersey City Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead at approximately 10:45 a.m.
Cooper has been charged with Murder; Possession of a Firearm for an Unlawful Purpose; and, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm. Bail has been set at $1 million cash or bond.

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