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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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TAPinto Launches Free TAPinto App for iPhone and Android: Download it Today

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TAPinto.net launched a free TAPinto App today for iPhone and Android, enabling readers to obtain their local news and events in a fast, easy-to-use application.  With this launch, TAPinto becomes one of the only local news publications in the country to have its own App.

The TAPinto App not only features news and events, but also enables readers to receive push notifications regarding ...