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“What do you think this is?” my husband asked me, pointing to his elbow. “That is your elbow,” I stated matter-of-factly. “No, these red spots,” he ...

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Boy Scout Troop 368 Holds Inaugural Duct Tape Boat Race

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Boy Scouts from Troop 368 participated in the inaugural year of the Duct Tape Boat Races earlier this month. The boat races were held at the Berkeley Heights Community ...

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Man Wounded Walking in 4th Ward on Sunday

By PATERSONPRESS.COM STAFF

January 6, 2013 at 9:32 PM

 

 

PATERSON, NJ – An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg at 4:43 pm on Sunday while he was walking on 12th Avenue, police said.

The victim, a resident of Madison Avenue, told police he was near the basketball courts when he heard gunshots coming from the area of Godwin Avenue and he fled. But he was wounded in the back of his right leg, police said.

A Good Samaritan then drove the victim to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where he is in stable condition, police said.

“It is currently unclear if the victim was targeted or was struck by stray gunfire,’’ said Lt. Patrick Murray, head of the Cease-Fire unit.

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

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