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Police Offering Reward for Info on Monday Shooting

May 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM

PATERSON, NJ - Paterson police are offering a cash reward for information about the shooting on Monday of a 32-year-old city man.

The Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit has issued the following release on the case:

On Monday, 5/12, in the early morning hours, an armed robbery occurred in the area of 21st Avenue and East 24th Street. During the incident, the victim, a 32 year old city resident was shot, and suffered injuries to his chest, face, and eye. The suspects fled the area on foot after the robbery, and the victim was transported by medical personnel for treatment of his injuries. The Paterson Police Department Ceasefire Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in this investigation. The individuals seen in the video (available at are wanted for questioning in this incident. A monetary reward is being offered for information leading to the identification of these individuals.  Anyone with information is asked to immediately contact Detective Carlos Charon or Prosecutor’s Detective Ricardo Ferreira of the Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342, or by calling the Paterson Police Confidential Tips Line at973-523-TIPS (8477).

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