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Passaic Man Who was Found Shot Multiple Times Dies


Passaic County authorities announced that at approximately 5:50 a.m. on Sunday, August 29, members of the Passaic Police Department were dispatched to St. Mary’s Hospital in the City of Passaic in response to a report of a shooting victim that had arrived by way of a private vehicle.

Upon arrival, officers were notified that the victim, Donyell Coley, 41-years-old from Passaic, suffered multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body and was in critical condition.

Please said at approximately 6:36 a.m., Mr. Coley was pronounced deceased at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

The subsequent investigation revealed that Mr. Coley was shot in a parking lot outside 19 Aspen Place in the City of Passaic.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

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 or contact Det. Alba Fernandez at the Passaic Police Detective Bureau at 973-365-3900 or 973-365-3971.