Hassan Mosby Admits Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

Previously Convicted Felon who Shot Another Individual, Hassan Mosby Admits Possession of Firearm and Ammunition

NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) A Hudson County, New Jersey, man today admitted illegally possessing a firearm and ammunition in connection with an incident in which he shot another individual in Jersey City, Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig announced.

Hassan Mosby, 40, of Jersey City, pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton to an indictment charging him with one count of possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.

According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:

On Oct. 12, 2019, members of the Jersey City Police Department were dispatched to the area of Martin Luther King Drive between Woodlawn Avenue and Armstrong Avenue in Jersey City on a report of shots fired in the area.

Officers located a crime scene which included six 9-millimeter shell casings.  While the officers were canvassing the area and processing the crime scene, they reviewed video footage from city cameras located near the shooting.  The video showed a brief altercation within a group of males on the sidewalk on Martin Luther King Drive. 

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