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Update: 4th Ward Murder Victim Identified as 23-year-old City Resident

PATERSON, NJ - In Paterson's 10th murder of the year, a 23-year-old was shot and killed in the 4th Ward early Sunday morning, police said.
 
Police responding to reports of a shooting found the victim on the ground outside 430 10th Avenue, near the corner with E. 26th Street, at about 4:25 am, police said. The victim, a resident of E. 28th Street whose name authorities have not  released, had gunshot wounds to the neck and right hip and was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, police said.
 
A second man, a 27-year-old resident of Mill Street, was wounded in the foot and treated and released from the hospital, police said.
The investigation is continuing at this time and the motive for the incident is not clear, police said.
 
Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the police department's Major Crimes Unit at 973-321-1120 or the confidential Tips line at 973-523-TIPS.

 

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