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Police ID suspect in shooting that injured 5, including child in New Jersey

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ABCNY
 2021-12-01

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Police in New Jersey identified a suspect in the shootings of five people last month, including a 4-year-old child.

Passaic police say that they have identified Ernest Fuentes as one of the gunmen and have issued a warrant for his arrest.

It happened on November 21 at 12:55 a.m. during a party in a backyard.

Upon arrival, police say they found a 4-year-old, 21-year-old woman, 25-year-old woman, 29-year-old man, and one other adult all suffering from gunshot wounds. The last adult suffered a graze wound and refused treatment

The other victims were immediately transported to Saint Joseph's University Medical Center in Paterson where they were treated for their non-life threatening injuries.

Police say that two gunman opened fire in the backyard of the home at Lafayette Avenue and Howe Avenue.

Passaic police say that if anyone sees Fuentes they are to contact Detective Raymond Rodriguez at 973-365-3939. The public should not try to approach Mr. Fuentes if they see him.

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office also asks anyone with additional information about this incident or the current whereabouts of Fuentes to contact our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or the Passaic Police Department at 973-365-3900.

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champfully
12-01

he's back in El Salvador seeking asylum from the US for cruelty as he gears for his life... democrats open border policy will get you killed or make you go broke... they do not care....

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me_authentic
12-02

Wow, you people are so full of hate. Are any of you Christian? Do any of you have an education beyond the second grade? Why are you all so hateful of people? I am going to pray for you all. BTW: I refuse to believe that most of these comments are genuine; you can't possibly be alive and hate the lives of others that much.

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Chanel1
12-02

Send his dumbass to Iran, Iraq or Afghanistan since the SOB likes shooting folks. Oneway ticket 👍

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