Girl, 13, charged in Jersey City murder of 35-year-old man

A 13-year-old girl was charged Friday with the fatal shooting of a man nearly three times her age in Jersey City, NJ.

The teen, whose name was not released, allegedly gunned down Niles Holmes, 35, near Martin Luther King Drive and Wilkinson Avenue around 4:15 p.m. Dec. 10, the office of Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said Friday.

Cops found a second, surviving victim of the shooting, identified by prosecutors only as a 24-year-old man.

The teen, who was picked up by cops on Christmas Eve, is being prosecuted as a juvenile and faces charges including murder and aggravated assault.

Officials did not disclose a motive in the slaying.

A law-enforcement source told NBC New York that the murder stemmed from a dispute between multiple groups, but was not gang-related, without elaborating further.

Credit: NYPOST

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