The violence that has plagued the city this month continued on Saturday night with the shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the parking lot of a housing complex on Sandy Court and Temple Street, according to police.
Police said the victim was in the parking lot of the housing complex when several shots were fired and one of the bullets struck her in the hand. Police responded to reports of shots fired at about 11:10 p.m.
The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center where she is in stable condition, said police director Jerry Speziale.
This is the second shooting that occurred on Saturday. 20-year-old Genico Robinson was killed at about 1:53 a.m. outside 88 North Main Street, said authorities.
So far there have been 12 shootings this month.
Anyone with information is urged to contact detectives Christopher Ravallese or Michael Quinones of the Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. Send information without giving out your identity by visiting PatersonPD.com.