Police & Fire

Englewood Man Shot on Lafayette St. in Paterson Saturday Night


PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating a shooting Saturday night on Lafayette Street that left an Englewood man in serious but stable condition at St. Joseph's Medical Center with a gunshot wound in the left side of his back.

According to Paterson police, at 8:13 p.m., a 46-year-old man from Englewood walked into the Lafayette Street firehouse in Paterson seeking assistance after being shot in the back. The victim reported that he had been equipment from a van in a lot in the 200 block of Lafayette Street when two males approached him.

At least one of the suspects had a gun, and the two suspects announced that this was a robbery. The victim put up a struggle and was shot. At that point, the suspects ran off. 

The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Anyone with information is asked to contact Detectives Dave Tanis or Francisco Brito of the Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News


City Council Candidate to Voters: Let Your Voice Be Heard

February 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

It is very important for the citizens of Paterson to participate in local city-wide elections because elected officials can help determine the economic, educational and social well-being of entire communities. For example, two very important tasks of city council members include making laws and allocating money.

Elected officials are the gatekeepers for millions of dollars in ...

Dreams for Service Dog for Autistic Montville Resident Become Reality

February 22, 2018

MONTVILLE, NJ - Faith Stanley, a Towaco resident and a single mother of four boys, sought help for her youngest son, Joey, who is almost three years old and diagnosed with autism. Amazingly enough, Faith found the help she needed!

Due to the generosity and help of so many people, Faith has managed to reach her goal of raising ...

Paterson Hosts Statewide Event as National El Sistema Leader

February 22, 2018

PATERSON—On March 10, nearly 300 students from seven New Jersey immersive ensemble music learning programs will converge in Paterson for the 4th annual Fiddlefest and Falala Festival. A day of music making and a celebration of culture and community for both the students and their families, the festival features the Paterson-based program Paterson Music Project (PMP), in addition to the New ...

How to Talk with Kids About the Florida Shooting

February 15, 2018

The tragedy of the Florida school shooting is devastating, leaving 17 killed and 15 injured. Our children can easily identify with what occurred yesterday. It will be the topic of conversation today in schools everywhere. School administrators are doing all they can to provide support and guidance. The shootings affect children, teachers, and school personnel. The school shooting ...