Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Director Jerry Speziale and Paterson Police Deputy Chief Troy Oswald announce the shooting death of Vishon Randolph, age 29 years old, of Paterson, New Jersey, in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street, in the early morning hours of April 22, 2017.

Preliminary investigation reveals that Randolph was shot multiple times resulting in his death.

A second victim who survived the shooting, a 22 year old male of Paterson, was also struck by gunfire.

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No arrests have been made at this time. The investigation is active and ongoing. More information will follow as it becomes available. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Department Detective Bureau at (973) 321-1120 or the Passaic County

Prosecutor’s Office “Tips” line at 1-877-370-PCPO or via email at

For further information please contact Chief Assistant Prosecutor Paul DeGroot at (973) 837- 7671 or