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UPDATE: 22-Year-Old Man Killed, Two Others Injured in Paterson Shooting


By: Richard L. Smith 

Passaic County authorities reported that at approximately 2:25 a.m. today, Paterson Police responded to the area of River Street and East 13th Street on a report of a shooting.

Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said upon their arrival, officers located one victim, a 22-year-old male from Paterson, with gunshot wounds.

The victim was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased, Prosecutor Valdes said. 

Two additional victims, a 24-year-old male and a 33-year-old male, both from Paterson, arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.

This investigation is active and ongoing.   

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO