PATERSON, NJ - Authorities say a Paterson police officer shot Jacobe Hyatt in the back, fatally wounding him on New Year's morning, according to a story on northjersey.com.

That disclosure corrected erroneous reports that Paterson Police Officer Javier Gutierrez fatally wounded Hyatt in the abdomen.

Authorities say Gutierrez shot Hyatt when he refused to drop his handgun when city police on routine patrol stopped to break up a scuffle near the BP gas station on Broadway.