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Suspect Arrested in Paterson Shooting

By rlsmetro on

Passaic County authorities announced that based upon an investigation by the Paterson Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, Sicorey Rouse, 40, Paterson was arrested in relation to a shooting investigation that took place September 15, in the area of Broadway and East 18th Street in Paterson. 

Police charged Sicorey Rouse with Attempted Murder, First Degree; Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, Second Degree; Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, Second Degree; and Certain Persons Not to Have Weapons, Second Degree.

Authorities said at approximately 11:06 p.m. members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Broadway and East 18th Street after a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, they located a potential crime scene and a 35-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

Police determined that the victim had been walking in the area of Broadway and East 18th Street when two unknown males began to shoot at a group of individuals, with one of the bullets striking the victim.

Based on the investigation, Sicorey Rouse was identified as one of the shooters and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

On October 5, 2021, at approximately 9:55 a.m., members of the Paterson Police Department arrested Sicorey Rouse at his home in Paterson.