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Two Shot with One Killed in Paterson Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office is investigating a double shooting incident that left a man dead and a woman wounded in Paterson overnight. 

The early morning shooting happened around 1:50 a.m. near the intersection of Hopper Avenue Street and Belle Avenue. 

Officers arrived at the location to investigate several reports of shots fired. When they arrived, police found a severely injured male suffering gunshot wounds and a female struck in her ankle by a bullet. 

Police said the male was pronounced dead at the scene and the woman was rushed to St. Joseph's Hospital, where doctors expect her to recover. 

The motive for the shooting has not been determined at this time. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office will lead the investigation.