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Woman walking with a child struck by stray bullet near Arch Street

By P.T.
Published: June 9, 2013

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A women who was walking outside near North Main Street with family members and a small child last night was struck by a stray bullet, according to Paterson Police.

The victim, 18-year-old, was walking with two family members and a small child near Arch and North Main Streets on Saturday night at around 9:30pm, when she suddenly heard gunshots in the area. After perceiving gunfire she tried to hurry, when a stray bullet hit her in the hip.

The woman was immediately taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment; the other two family members were unhurt, and the small child was unharmed as well.

Police are investigating the incident.


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