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Police Identify Suspect in March 10 Shooting at E. 27th St. Address


PATERSON, NJ - Police have identified the suspect in the March 10 shooting of a 36-year-old woman inside a residence on E. 27th Street near 17th Avenue as Leigh White, 45. 

The victim was shot during an argument and physical altercation inside the residence.

According to police, White, the alleged shooter, produced a firearm during the argument and fired at the victim, striking her once in the upper left arm area. The victim was treated for injuries at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.

White is still at large. A firearm believed to be the weapon used was recovered by Detectives during the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Carlos Charon or Prosecutor’s Detective Ricardo Ferreira of the Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342

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