Man Wanted for Paterson Murder

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that David Talmadge, 26, from Paterson, has been charged in connection to the homicide that took place on October 27, outside the residence at 21 Belle Avenue in Paterson.

Police say Talmadge has not been apprehended and is still at large.

Talmadge is charged with Murder, first degree; Attempted Murder, first degree; two counts of Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, second degree; Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, Second degree; and Certain Persons not to Possess Firearms, second degree.

According to police, Sunday, October 27, at approximately 5:43 p.m., police officers responded to the area outside of 21 Belle Avenue in the City of Paterson in response to a report of shots fired. Upon their arrival, the officers discovered evidence of a crime scene outside the residence of 21 Belle Avenue where the shooting had taken place, however the victims were no longer on scene.

A short time later, two victims arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center by way of a private vehicle. Fabian Anglin, 42 years old from Paterson, was admitted with a non-life threatening gunshot wound, however Anthony Anglin, 38, from Paterson, suffered a life threatening gunshot wound and succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 6:25 p.m.

The investigation later revealed that on the night in question, Talmadge was at his mother’s house, where he engaged in a verbal dispute with the victims, who were his mother’s downstairs neighbors.

A short time later the argument escalated and Talmadge took out a handgun and opened fire on the victims before leaving the scene on foot.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident or the current whereabouts of David Talmadge 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.