- Associated Press - Friday, June 5, 2015

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) - The son of a northern New Jersey fire chief is dead after he was fatally shot during a robbery.

Officials say 35-year-old Darcel Rivers was shot in the back of the head just before 4 a.m. Thursday in Jersey City. He was taken to Jersey City Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 4:15 a.m.

The Rhode Island resident is the son of Jersey City Fire Chief Darren Rivers.

The chief tells NJ.com (https://bit.ly/1AO9HHx ) that his son was shot while walking to his mother’s home after spending time hanging out with friends a couple of blocks away. He says he was in town visiting his mother and four children.

No arrests have been made.



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