October 7, 2012 at 5:59 PM
PATERSON, NJ - A man was shot and killed early Sunday morning near the corner of Jasper Street and Totowa Avenue, according to authorities.
Police officers were called to the area at 3:20 am and found the man with a gunshot wound in that area, authorities said. He was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medicial Center where effortts to revive him failed, police said.
Sources said the shooting may have happened at a party in the area. It was Paterson's 16th homicide of the year. Also, Sunday was the third consecutive day on which someone was shot in Paterson. On Friday, a man was wounded bu four bullets while walking to work in the 4th Ward and on Saturday three people were wounded in a 1st Ward shooting.
As soon as amore information becomes available, PatersonPress.com will update this story.
Police are asking anyone with information on the homicide to contact Detective Todd Pearl or Detective R. Martinez of the Paterson Police Major Crimes Unit at 973-321-1120.