Paul Braswell

On September 26th, 2018 Paul Braswell was killed by police at.
Incident ID 39734
Original Source(s)
Date Created Jan 7th, 2019
Date Updated Jan 7th, 2019
Age 29
Gender Male
Race African-American/Black
Incident Location
Address Bergen St and Lyons Ave
City Newark
State NJ
County Essex
Incident Details
Date September 26th, 2018
Victim Armed? -
Weapon -
Cause of Death Gunshot
Name -
Agency -
Police officers approached a car when shots were fired. A standoff lasted for hours before police moved in on the two armed men. Paul Braswell, 29, of Newark was in the vehicle when he was shot and killed. Philip Belton, 39, was wounded and was charged with three counts of unlawful possession of a weapon: a handgun, a rifle and a shotgun. Police said Belton and Braswell were targets of a multi-agency task force was investigating gun offenses.

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