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Passaic Shooting Suspect Captured by Police

By rlsmetro on
Passaic

Passaic County officials reported that based upon an investigation by the Passaic Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Mr. Shaheed Stephens, 25-years-old from Passaic, was arrested in relation to a shooting incident that took place on January 27 in the area of Gregory Avenue and Broadway. 

Police say Stephens is charged with Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, Second Degree; Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Second Degree; Possession of a Weapon during a Controlled Dangerous Substance Offense, Second Degree; Possession of a Prohibited Weapon- Defaced Firearm, Fourth Degree; Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Fourth Degree; Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with the Intent to Distribute, Third Degree; and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance with the Intent to Distribute within 1000’ of School Property, Third Degree.

According to authorities, members of the Passaic Police Department were dispatched to the area of Gregory Avenue and Broadway on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, responding officers were able to locate a crime scene but did not find a victim.

Based on the investigation, Stephens was identified as a participant in the shooting and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Officials said today, members of the Passaic Police Department arrested Stephens.