Etoine Baucum,

Paterson, New Jersey
May 31, 2014

Agencies: Paterson Police Department New Jersey | Passaic County Prosecutor's Office New jersey

Cause of death: Shooting

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Detectives ordered him to drop his weapon — but Baucum did not comply, said DeMarco.

Instead, Baucum pointed the gun at one of the responding detectives — and another detective fired his service weapon at the suspect and killed him with a single shot, the prosecutor added.