Victim’s family robbed hours after fatal Paterson shooting

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The family of the Paterson man fatally shot while sitting in his car Friday night was robbed at gunpoint just hours after the killing.

Officials say Akean Williams, 27, was killed just before midnight near the intersection of 10th Avenue and East 28th Street.

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Police say the victim was taken to St. Joseph's Medical Center where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police have not released any further information regarding the robbery or any possible connection it may have to the victim.

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