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Paterson man charged with attempted murder for North 3rd Street shooting, police

By Jayed Rahman
Published: March 22, 2016

KEVAUGHN-WRIGHT

27-year-old city resident Kevaughn Wright has been charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses for allegedly shooting a man on North 3rd and Jefferson Streets on Thursday, March 17th, 2016, according to police.

Wright surrendered to Ceasefire Unit detectives Edgar Torres and Rolando Polio at the police headquarters early Tuesday morning, said police.

Detectives identified Wright as the alleged actor in the shooting which left a 28-year-old city man with a gunshot wound to the neck.

Police transported the victim to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment after responding to gunfire in the area.

The victim is recovering from his injuries at the hospital, said police.

Wright is being detained at police lockup pending a bail hearing.

Police director Jerry Speziale praised the detectives for quickly identifying a suspect in the incident which lead the Wright’s surrender.

“Detective’s worked quickly and acted swiftly to close this investigation,” said Speziale.


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