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UPDATE: Triple Shooting Under Investigation in Paterson


By: Richard L. Smith  Passaic County law enforcement officials reported that at approximately 11:12 p.m. on January 28, Paterson Police responded to the area of 10th Avenue and East 26th Street on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officials said police located a potential crime scene, a 36-year-old female Paterson resident and a 37-year-old female Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania resident who sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Both victims were immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.  

A short time later, a third victim, a 44-year- old male Paterson resident, arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a nonfatal gunshot wound.

The investigation remains 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 contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.