Passaic County authorities said that at approximately 4:19 a.m. on Monday, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to 455 Totowa Avenue in response to a report of a stabbing.
Upon their arrival, officers located Mr, Jaime Hernandez, 44, and Johnny Jimenez, 36, both from Paterson, lying in the parking lot of 430 Totowa Avenue with apparent stab wounds.
Officials said Paterson Fire Department personnel made attempts to revive the victims without success.
Officials say Mr. Hernandez and Mr. Jimenez succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.