Police say a 63-year-old man was shot and killed early Sunday while trying to defend himself and his wife from two robbers who approached them in the driveway to their Jersey City house.
The man and his wife were in the driveway of their Danforth Avenue house when they were approached by two men, one of whom took the wife's purse, police said. When the man tried to get his wife's purse back, one of the robbers shot him in the torso.
The man was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to contact the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at (201) 915-1345.