Paterson police shoot and kill man who pointed gun at cop, authorities say


A Paterson cop shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at an officer early this morning, authorities say. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is investigating the shooting death, they add. 

PATERSON — A man pointed a gun at a police detective and was shot and killed by a cop early this morning, authorities said.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is now investigating the death of 44-year-old Etoine Baucum.

Baucum was armed with an undetermined firearm in the area of 85 Montgomery St. when police arrived at 2:20 a.m., said Michael DeMarco, the chief assistant …read more

Source: Passaic

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