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Passaic Man Fatally Shot in Clifton

Passaic County

By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Passaic County are investigating a murder that  took place in the area of Kulick Street and Central Avenue in Clifton on December 11.

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Clifton Police Chief Thomas Rinaldi reported, at approximately 3:47 a.m., Ariel Henriquez,19,  from Passaic, was brought to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center with a gunshot wound.

Authorities say Mr. Henriquez was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Officers received information that the shooting occurred in Clifton.

When polive went to the location, officials discovered evidence of a crime scene. 

This investigation is active and ongoing, according to officials. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or