PATERSON, NJ - Three Paterson men have been arrested in connection with a May 30 shooting that sent four men to St. Joseph’s Medical Center with non-fatal gunshot wounds.
According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes, U.S. Marshall Juan Mattos, Jr. and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, the most recent arrest of Elijah McQueen, 32, came on Thursday. Apprehended by Piscataway, McQueen faces four counts of several charges, the most serious being Attempted Murder.
McQueen was also charged with several drugs related charges as a result of the investigation.
Previously arrested were Quicson McLeod, 38, and Shamar Huntley, 28, both charged with two counts each of the same crimes, included Attempted Murder.
As previously reported, the shootings took place at approximately 1:24 a.m. in the area of 10th Avenue and East 23rd Street. Upon arrival members of the Paterson Police Department found evidence of a crime scene and three victims. A fourth victim arrived at St. Joseph’s Medical Center by private transport.
The investigation remains active and 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 email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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