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Arrest Made in Connection with Passaic Shooting Investigation


Passaic County officials announce that based upon an investigation by the Passaic Police Department, Jared Stack, 19, of Passaic, was arrested in relation to a shooting incident that took place August 10, in the area of Paulison Avenue and Broadway in Passaic, New Jersey. 

County officials said that Jared Stack is charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Receiving Stolen Property.

According to county officials on August 10, at approximately 2:46 p.m., members of the Passaic Police Department responded to the area of Paulison Avenue and Broadway after they were advised of a shooting.

County officials said that upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene, but no victim was identified. 

Based upon the investigation, it was determined that Jared Stack had brandished a handgun and fired it at two unidentified individuals who were not struck.

According to officials, shortly following the incident, members of the Passaic Police Department arrested Jared Stack in the area of Lincoln Street in Passaic. Police recovered a stolen 9-millimeter handgun, which Jared Stack had discarded before his arrest.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Passaic Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-365-3938.