BREAKING: Police seek husband after wife found dead from gunshot wound in Jersey City

JERSEY CITY — an arrest warrant has been issued for Steve L. Franklin Jr., age 39, of Jersey City charging him with the alledged murder of his wife, Sineka Davis, 38, also of Jersey City, according to release issued by Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez.

On Oct. 27, shortly after 6 p.m. Jersey City Police were dispatched to 120 Manning Ave. in Jersey City on a report of a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police found an unresponsive female victim with a gunshot wound to her upper torso. The victim was later identified as Davis, age 38, of Jersey City. The victim was pronounced dead at approximately 6:50 p.m. at the scene. On Friday, Oct. 28, the warrant was issued for Franklin.

“Franklin should not be approached. He should be considered armed and dangerous,” the release said. “Anyone with information as to the current whereabouts of Franklin is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at (201) 915-1345 or leave an anonymous tip on the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office official website at All information will be kept confidential.

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