Suspect arrested in Jewish man’s shooting


(JTA) — A suspect was arrested in the shooting of a Jewish man in Brooklyn.

Police on Friday arrested Jaquan Vaughn, an ex-convict, in the shooting on Aug. 10 of Baruch Halberstam, a Chasidic rabbinical student and son of a Williamsburg rabbi.

Halberstam, 25, is the father of four children. He was shot in the stomach during a struggle for his wallet. He remains in the hospital in stable condition, according to the New York Post.

Vaughn confessed to the shooting and robbing of Halberstam, the New York Post reported. He said he got a total of $5 from his victim. Police continue to look for the gunman in the holdup.

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