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Shooting Suspect Turns Himself In to Paterson Police


Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that based upon an investigation by the Paterson Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Shadrach C. McCurdie, 21, of Paterson, was arrested on Jan. 30th, in relation to a shooting investigation that took place Jan. 24th in the area of Park Avenue and East 22nd Street.

Officials charged McCurdie with Aggravated Assault, Second Degree; Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, Second Degree; Possession of a Handgun for an Unlawful Purpose, Second Degree; and Aggravated Assault, Fourth Degree.

According to authorities, on Jan. 24th, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Park Avenue and East 22nd Street for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene, but were unable to locate a victim. A short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 24-year-old Haledon man arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Police say McCurdie turned himself in to authorities on Jan. 30th. The State intends to file a motion for pretrial detention in this matter that will be heard by a Superior Court Judge.