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Shooting in Passaic Under Investigation; Two Victims Found


By: Najla Alexander 

Authorities in Passaic County announced that at approximately 8:01 a.m. on November 7, the Passaic Police Department responded to the area of Monroe Street and Myrtle Avenue upon a report of a shooting.

AdPassaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said that upon arrival, responding officers were able to locate a 40-year-old male Paterson resident suffering from gunshot wounds who was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center.

In addition, officials stated a 24-year-old male Passaic resident was located and refused medical treatment.

According to officials, police were also able to locate a potential crime scene.

The investigation remains active and ongoing, officials said.

More information will be released once it becomes available.