Man Shot in 2nd Ward Monday After Dispute at Pub

PATERSON, NJ - A fight outside a 2nd Ward pub ended with a drive-by shooting near the corner of McBride Avenue and Glover Street, police said.

The victim was wounded in the hip and treated at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center..

The incident started about 3 am when the victim and another bad had a fight outside the pub, police said. That fight was broken up, but then another another altercation started when another man began arguing with the victim, police said. During that incident, the victim's sister was knocked to the car, police said.

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After the second fight broke up, the victim was walking to his vehicle when another vehicle drove-up and its occupants fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him once in the right hip, police said.

Policed are asking that anyone with information contact the Cease Fire Unit at 973-321-1342 or the Confidential TIPS line at 973-523-TIPS.

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