PATERSON, NJ - A 19-year-old Paterson man is under arrest and charged in connection with a daytime shooting that left a 25-year-old hospitalized for treatment of a gunshot wound.
The arrest was the second one made over the weekend in connection with a previous shooting.
According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, who made the announcement in conjunction with Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora and Clifton Police Chief Tom Rinaldi, Simon J. Norwood, faces multiple charges including Attempted Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Handgun, and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, the most serious of which is punishable by up to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison.
Norwood was also charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Knife), Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia in connection with his arrest that took place at approximately 12:46 a.m. as part of a motor vehicle stop in the area of Route 19 North and Broad Street in Clifton.
As previously reported, on the day of the incident, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of 11th Avenue and East 25th Street at approximately 9:30 a.m. and located the victim in the area of Hamilton Avenue and Auburn Street.
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 Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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