Off-duty NJ cop shoots gunman mid haircut

The Paterson officer sprang from a barber's chair when he spotted a man removing a handgun from his waistband


By Justo Bautista
Passaic County Herald News

PATERSON, NJ — An off-duty Paterson police officer sprang from a barber's chair on Wednesday when he spotted a man with a handgun on a city street and shot the man twice as he pulled the weapon from his waistband, authorities said.

Jermaine Eason, 21, of Paterson was removing the handgun from his pants when the officer took action, firing four rounds from his service weapon, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said.

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