A man was killed in a shooting at a gas station on 1st Avenue and McLean Boulevard early Monday evening, according to police.
Police said the victim, whose identity is being withheld until notification of his death can be made to his next of kin, was found lying on the ground at the gas station when officers from Hawthorne and Paterson responded to report of a shooting at the 1st Avenue Gas Station at about 6 p.m.
Medical aid was rendered to the victim at the scene. He was then taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center were he was pronounced dead, said police.
Paterson and Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office detectives continue to investigate the incident which is the city’s second homicide in 2017.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact detective sergeant Dean Barrone, detectives Ed DelValle, Ralph Fermin, Kelvin Matos, or detective Sabrina McCoy of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at 973-321-1120.