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.
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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