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Woman dead in early morning shooting in Paterson

By Jayed Rahman
Published: June 25, 2016


A city woman was killed in a shooting on Hamilton Avenue and Auburn Street early Saturday morning, according to police.

Police director Jerry Speziale said the victim was wounded by gunfire at about 4 a.m. and succumbed to her injuries.

Police have not released information about the victim or the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

“It’s under investigation by the detective bureau,” said the director.

Speziale said the police will determine if this shooting is group related through its Safe City Initiative. “If it is a group, a focused deterrent team will go into action,” he said.

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