PATERSON, NJ -  A 56-year-old Paterson man faces up to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison following his Saturday arrest in connection with a shooting that took place on September 15.

According to a statement by Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, and Passaic County Sherriff Richard H. Berdnik, an investigation to the incident concluded that Ben Brockington was responsible for the Market Street shooting that left an 18-year-old with a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Brockington was arrested following a motor vehicle stop on Fair Street.

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Brockington faces a number of additional charges including possession of a handgun and possession of illegal narcotics with the intent to distribute them.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Paterson Police Department at 973-321-1120.


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