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Man Found Shot Dead In Vehicle Near NJ-19, In Paterson


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According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department (PPD) Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi, on September 3, at approximately 5:37 a.m., the PPD received information that a vehicle was parked in the area of Route 19 and Ward Street with an unidentified male inside.

Officials say that when officers arrived, they found the unidentified male deceased with a gunshot wound to his head.

This investigation is active and ongoing. More information will be released when it becomes available.

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 Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.