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Sumter, Wimberly Lauds Paterson Police Force for Swift Action Taken to Apprehend Alleged Shooter in Genesis Rincon Case

Authorities Announced Arrest at a Press Conference Wednesday Morning

(Paterson)- – Assembly members Shavonda Sumter and Benjie Wimberly (Both D-Paterson) released a joint statement today commending the work of the Paterson Police Department and the Prosecutor’s office in the investigation of the July 4th weekend shooting that claimed the life of 12-year-old, Genesis Rincon:

“We personally thank the local authorities for their devoted efforts and swift action to catch the individual who allegedly committed this heinous crime. The arrest will not erase the loss felt by a grieving family and neighborhood, but it is the first step toward making our communities, our residents feel secure again.”