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Murder Update: Victim Identified in 3rd Ward Killing

PATERSON, NJ - Authorities identified 22-year-old Jerry Clyburn of 315 Hamilton Street as the the victim in a fatal shooting that happened at about 10:30 Saturday morning outside Riverside Towers on Plesinger Place, police said.

Karlton Kibler, 18, of 22 Alois Place was wounded in the shooting and is in stable condition at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said. Clyburn was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Clyburn and Kibbler were among a crowd of people hanging outside at the towers, a a Paterson Housing Authousing complex in the 3rd Ward, when the shooting started.

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Authorities are still piecing together details of the shooting, which happened at the housing complex off 5th Avenue. City police did not release any other information about the shooting.

 

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TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

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