PATERSON, NJ - A 41-year-old Paterson man is under arrest on charges including Attempted Murder, Robbery, and Possession of a Deadly Weapon following his alleged attack on a 58-year-old man in the early hours of Monday.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, an investigation into the incident that took place in the area of 242 Houten Street led to the arrest of Gregory Coleman near 450 Broadway on Friday.

The investigation was launched when members of the Paterson Police Department responded to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center after they were advised that a 58-year-old male Paterson resident arrived seeking medical treatment for life threatening injuries at approximately 5:00 a.m. the morning of the incident. 

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During the incident, the report reads, the suspect struck the victim in the head with a blunt object, causing the serious injuries that have left the victim in critical condition.

Coleman faces up to 20 years in New Jersey State Prison on the most serious crime.

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

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