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BREAKING: Triple Stabbing Leaves 1 Critical in Paterson


By: Richard L. Smith 

An active investigation is underway into the motive behind a stabbing incident that hospitalized three individuals in Paterson Wednesday morning.  Real estate

At approximately 3:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Main and Slater streets to investigate reports of an assault in progress. 

Several Paterson officers arrived and found a severely injured person suffering multiple stab wounds. Police say a second person stabbed was located on Slater Steet.

While detectives investigated the crime scene, St. Joseph's Hospital officials notified police when a third individual entered the emergency room suffering stab wounds. 

The motive for the stabbing is under an active and ongoing investigation. 

Paterson Police have not announced an arrest.