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UPDATE: Four Injured in Clifton Mass Casualty Shooting


By: Tracie Carter 

Passaic County officials reported that at approximately 2:47 a.m. on June 16, Clifton Police responded to the area of 39 Harding Avenue in Clifton on a report of shots fired.

Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said Clifton Police located a 3-year-old female resident suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Aid was immediately rendered to the victim, and a potential crime scene was located in the area. Clifton Police received reports from St. Mary’s Hospital of three additional victims arriving with gunshots, namely a 35-year-old male West Orange resident and a 30-year-old male Burlington resident, each suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound, and a 27-year-old male Newark resident suffering from a serious gunshot wound.

The 27-year-old male is currently reported to be in stable condition.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.

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 contact the Clifton Police Detective Bureau at 973-470-5908.