Police Blotter

Man Shot Multiple Times in 1st Ward

 

PATERSON, NJ – A 24-year-old city man was shot multiple times Sunday evening while sitting in a parked vehicle near the corner of N. 7th Street and Belmont Avenue, police said.

The victim, who was wounded in the legs and upper body, is in guarded condition at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, according to police.

Sign Up for E-News

The victim was sitting in the vehicle at about 7 pm when two men walked toward him and at least one of them pulled a gun started shooting, police said.

The victim collapsed after getting out of the vehicle and the suspects then fled the area on foot, said Lt. Patrick Murray, head of the Cease-Fire unit.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Detectives Edgar Taylor or Dave Tanis of the Paterson Police Cease-Fire Unit at 973-321-1342.

Editor's Note: This article relies on information provided by law enforcement officials and the subjects are presumed innocent. If notified of changes to the charges or their outcome, TAPinto.net will update this report.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

Paterson

Passaic County to Consider Improvements to Lakeview Avenue

October 17, 2017

PATERSON, NJ- Residents have been invited to participate in an effort to make Lakeview Avenue safer by attending Thursday’s meeting of the 6th Ward Neighborhood Association. The meeting will be held at School # 25, 287 Trenton Avenue, beginning at 7:00 p.m.

According to a statement released last week by the Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders, county staff will be on-hand to ...

Musical Program will honor Rev. Elizabeth Campbell for 16th Pastoral Anniversary at Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church

October 14, 2017

Musical Program will honor Rev. Elizabeth Campbell for 16th Pastoral Anniversary at Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church -- Sunday October 15 at 3 p.m.

Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church will host a Musical Celebration of Worship and Praise to in honor of the 16th Pastoral Anniversary of church pastor, Rev. Elizabeth Jackson Campbell. The celebration begins at 3 p.m., on Sunday, October 15 at 27 Monroe ...