Three unrelated murders in Jersey City overnight

July 12, 2011 9:36:53 AM PDT
Three men were killed in unrelated overnight homicides in Jersey City.

First, 44-year-old Craig Samson, of Newark, was fatally shot in a grocery store at the intersection of Ocean and Orient avenues just before midnight.

Then 27-year-old James Cobbs, of Jersey City, was fatally shot on Rutgers Avenue just after 12:45 a.m.

Finally, 52-year-old Jose Pazminowas was shot in the parking lot of Dunkin Donuts at Tonnelle and Manhattan avenues at around 3:30 a.m.

No arrests were immediately made.

All the murders are under investigation, although they do not appear connected.

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