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Paterson Man Charged in Shooting of Two Teens on Notorious Auburn Street Block


Paterson, NJ – On March 1, 2017 at on or about 4:00 pm members of the Paterson Police Detective Bureau arrested and charged Jarvis Porter (23) with the February 4, 2017 Murder of Kasir Davis (16) and the Attempted Murder of a second juvenile victim (name not disclosed) at 87 Auburn Street. 

Jarvis Porter (23) of 34 Jefferson Street, Paterson, NJ was charged with the following:

1 count of Murder 

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1 count of Attempted Murder

2 counts of Robbery

2 counts of Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

2 counts of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose

This is an on-going investigation and anyone with any information please contact Lt. Daniel Rooney, D/Sgt. Joseph Delgado, Det. Benny Ramos, Det. Jason English, Det. Mary Martinez, D/Sgt. Abe Hamdeh, along with Det. Angel Perales, Dave Posada and Det. Anthony Aceste of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office (PCPO) at the Paterson Police Detective Bureau 973-321-1120.

On February 4, 2017 at on or about 5:00 pm two juveniles were the victims of a shooting inside 87 Auburn Street. 

Upon police arrival they rendered medical aid to the victims, who were then transported by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center Emergency Room, where one of the victims age: 16, died as a result of his injuries. The other victim age: 17, was treated and released.

Paterson police detectives along with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office have been conducting interviews with the families and canvassing the neighborhood for any person with information related to the shooting.

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