LODI, NJ (Bergen County) – Authorities are seeking the public’s help with a fatal shooting that occurred on Interstate 80 in Bergen County on Saturday morning, according to New Jersey State Police.
On Jan. 18, at around 12:16 a.m., Louis Perez, 27, of New York, NY, was driving a Honda Civic westbound on Interstate 80 in the area of milepost 64.4, when an unknown vehicle pulled alongside his vehicle and fired several gunshots, striking Perez and a front seat passenger, state police said.
Perez sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. The front seat passenger sustained serious injuries and was transported to an area hospital where he was last listed in stable condition, state police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Joe Brogan, of the New Jersey State Police Major Crimes North Unit, at 1-201-247-0321 or 1-609-610-3816. Anonymous tips are welcomed.