New Jersey Cops Searching For Man They Say Shot Teen

CARTERET, N.J. (1010 WINS) — Authorities in Middlesex County are looking for a man wanted in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Carteret.

Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan and Carteret Police Chief John Pieczyski announced Saturday that they are actively searching for 19-year-old Jorge Borrero in the death of Malcolm Harvey.

Borrero has already been charged with murder and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose. Officials said the suspect was last seen February 16, the day of the shooting.

A police investigation determined that Borrero shot the teen on Pershing Avenue. Harvey was able to walk toward a nearby library, where he fell on the sidewalk. The victim was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, where he died.

The Middlesex County Medical Examiner’s Office determined Harvey was the victim of a homicide and that he died from a gunshot wound.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call Sgt. Novak at (732) 541-3814, Detective Lilavois at (732) 541-3858, or Investigator Crocco at (732) 745-4471.

  • Deirdre

    It is such a sad thing when another person feels that they have to take another persons life over nothing and now look at the coward hiding like the coward we the world see him as . Be strong family and always remember your loved one is in a better place and the one that took him away will always be in hell.

  • Aenyae

    Hey little brother it’s Big Siister Aenyae . I miss you so much, and my life will never be the same without you; I wish you were here with me. I know your in heaven now with Jesus smiling down on us all. I love you very very much. For 17 years it was Me, you, and Devante, but now it’s Devante and I, our family is not complete without you and it will never be the same. In addition, words cannot explain how angry, upset, enragged, and sad Mommy is because you were her baby and second oldest. Despite what you had to endure for so long you did not derserve to die nevertheless we will see each other agian where there’s no more dying and saddness. Rest In beautiful and wonderful Peace Malcolm. I love you little Brother you were like a son to me.

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