PATERSON, NJ - A 19-year-old Paterson man faces up to 20 years in prison on the most serious charge of Attempted Murder following his arrest in connection with a shooting that took place on August 3, 2019.

As previously reported, on that day members of the Paterson Police Department responded to a call of shots fired in the area of Main Street and Clinton Street. Upon arrival, police found evidence of a crime scene but no victims. A short time later two men, 20 and 18, arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Based on an investigation by the Paterson Police Department, in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and US Marshals Service NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force - Newark Division, Dijon Sellow was identified as the suspect and arrested on Friday in the area of Ellison Street. 

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In addition to the charges from the August incident, Sellow was also charged with a series of other crimes related to the arrest included possession of a defaced and stolen handgun, possession of a high capacity magazine, and possession of hollow point bullets.

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