Three teens arrested for murder of Khalid Lisbon in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that based upon an investigation by the Paterson Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, and the United States Secret Service, Jaylen Jacobs, 19-years old; Shamier Moore, 19-years old; and Khamere C. Chambers, 18-years old; all from Paterson, were arrested on October 15, 2021 in connection to the homicide that took place on October 7, 2021, at 312 Hamilton Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey.

Mr. Jacobs, Mr. Moore, and Mr. Chambers are each charged with Murder, first degree; Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful Purpose, second degree; and Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, second degree. At approximately 2:56 p.m. on Thursday, October 7, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of 312 Hamilton Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey in response to a report of a shooting.

Upon their arrival, officers located the victim, Khalid Lisbon, 27-years-old from Paterson, lying on the sidewalk in front of 312 Hamilton Avenue with apparent gunshot wounds. Paterson Police Officers immediately began providing medical attention to the victim, and a short time later medical personnel arrived and transported Mr. Lisbon to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. . The subsequent investigation revealed that Jacobs shot and killed Mr. Lisbon and was aided by Moore and Chambers. Jacobs and Moore were captured in the morning of October 15, 2021 at an apartment in Paterson, and Chambers was captured in the evening of October 15, 2021 at his residence in Paterson.

The arrests were made without incident by members of the Paterson Police Department, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, and the United States Secret Service. The crime of Murder has a sentencing range from a minimum of 30 years up to life imprisonment; the crimes of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, second degree, and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second degree, both have a sentencing range of 5 to 10 years in prison with 42 months to be served before parole eligibility.

The State has filed motions for pretrial detention that will be heard by a Superior Court Judge. Criminal complaints are merely an accusation. Despite these accusations, the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120. For media inquiries concerning this case, contact Senior Assistant Prosecutor In-Charge Jorge E. Morales of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at jmorales@passaiccountynj.org or at (973) 837-7706.

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