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Three Arrested in Two Separate Gun Possession Cases in Paterson


Paterson Police Street Crime Unit took three suspects into custody in two separate weapons possession cases in Paterson during the overnight hours. 

In the initial incident, at approximately 7 p.m., police attempting to question two suspects in the 40's block of Temple Street engaged in a foot pursuit where they captured the first suspect near Matlock and Clinton streets. A gun was found at that location. 

Police say the other suspect was taken into custody during the pursuit and a loaded gun was found in his possession as well. 

In the other incident, at approximately 9:30 p.m., police were notified of a male with a weapon on Arch and North 1st streets. 

When police canvassed the area for the suspect, they found the assailant with a loaded gun then placed him under arrest without further incident. 

Police said