NEWARK, N.J. – Over the weekend, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced that a Monmouth County convicted felon had been charged with possession of a firearm.
This particular arrest is news because Ahmed A-Hady’s weapon was found, according to Carpenito’s office, “during a lawful search of a pawn shop and residence connected to one of the perpetrators of the Dec. 10, 2019, mass shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey.”
A-Hady of Keyport, New Jersey was arrested by the FBI on Saturday morning. He’s scheduled to appear before a federal court U.S. magistrate judge on Monday morning. According to the complaint (per the U.S. Attorney’s press release):
“On Dec. 10, 2019, there was a mass shooting in Jersey City in which two individuals, a male (Individual 1) and a female (Individual 2), killed three civilians after earlier killing a law enforcement officer. After the shooting, law enforcement recovered from Individual 1’s right rear pants pocket a handwritten note that contained a telephone number ending in 4115, and a Keyport, New Jersey, address. Law enforcement also recovered several weapons carried by Individuals 1 and 2, including an AR-15 rifle.
FBI agents determined that the phone number ending in 4115 contained on the note belonged to A-Hady. Law enforcement also determined that the Keyport address listed on the note was a storefront for a pawn shop.”