Lawanda Sexton, is the mother of 15 year old Paterson N.J basketball star, Armoni Sexton. The 15 year old who had a possibility at playing in the the NBA was the victim of a fatal drive-by shooting. This is how the NY Times covered the story. Armoni was just the one of three high profile shootings in Paterson that involved children

A Mother's Pain - Lawanda Sexton

A Mother’s Pain – Lawanda Sexton

Armoni a freshman who played varsity basketball for the Paterson Charter School for Science and Technology, was shot on the corner of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Godwin Avenue in front of a store, 230 Liquors, a little after 8:30 p.m.. He was pronounced dead morning at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. .

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Paterson N.J is one of the most violent small cities in America. We will have this story on Verizon FiOS News/RNN TV in the days ahead.