Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 7:04 a.m. members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to 96 North 6th Street, 3rd floor, in Paterson in response to a report of a stabbing.
Upon their arrival, officers located two victims, a 7-year-old and a 17-year-old juvenile, both from Paterson, inside the residence.
Police said both victims had apparent stab wounds, and they were immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.
The 7-year-old child was unresponsive and pronounced deceased upon arrival at the hospital, and the 17-year-old was treated for his wounds and released a short time later.
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 email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.