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UPDATE: 34-Year-Old Man Shot Dead in Paterson


By: Richard L. Smith 

Law enforcement officials in Passaic County reported that on May 6, at approximately 1:14 a.m., patrol officers were flagged down in the area of East Main Street and Hillman Street in Paterson on a report of a man down.

According to Prosecutor Valdes, Paters Officers found the victim, a 34-year-old male from Paterson, New Jersey, with a gunshot wound to the chest.

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

 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 or or the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.