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Paterson man in critical condition after North Straight Street shooting

By Jayed Rahman
Published: April 16, 2016

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A 29-year-old man was wounded in a shooting on North Straight and North Main Streets early Saturday morning, according to police.

The victim was shot in the head at about 3:30 a.m. while he was seated inside a car on North Straight Street, said police.

Police said the gunshot was fired among a group of people who congregated in the area. The gunfire struck the victim seated in a car.

Reports of shots fired in the area triggered police, but officers were unable to locate a victim. A short time later, police received notification that a gunshot victim had arrived by private vehicle to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center emergency room.

The victim, who sustained a gunshot wound to the temple area, is in critical but stable condition, according to police.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact detectives Christopher Ravallese or Francisco Brito of the Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342. Send info to police without revealing your identity via PatersonPD.com.


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