Jersey City carjacking suspect turns self in

May 28, 2011 6:50:58 PM PDT
A Jersey City man charged in the shooting death of a U.S. Marine during a carjacking this week has turned himself in to authorities.

Hudson County Prosecutor Edward DeFazio tells the Jersey Journal that 20-year-old Earl Austin surrendered Saturday afternoon.

Austin is charged with shooting 23-year-old Anthony Adams, a Marine, during an attempted robbery and carjacking early Thursday morning.

Adams was sitting in his 2002 Ford Explorer when he was shot in the chest. He was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital.

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