A 23-year-old city man has been charged with murder and robbery in connection with the fatal shooting last month of a teenager at a 4th Ward drug den. The suspect, Jarvis Porter, was at Paterson police headquarters on Wednesday afternoon on a separate matter when police charged him with murder in the Feb. 4 homicide.
At the time of the killing, police had not revealed that the case involved a robbery. But Reyes confirmed that the robbery charges were connected to the killing, which took place inside an apartment at 87 Auburn St.
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Police Shoot Armed Man on Paterson Street
City police shot and wounded a man who was armed with a knife. Police fired at the suspect about 9:30 a.m. on Main and Levine streets. The unidentified man was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale told NorthJersey.com that the shooting involved an off-duty officer but declined to say anything more. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office was at the scene.
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