The man killed in a broad daylight shooting on Madison Street on Monday has been identified as 39-year-old Juan Martinez.
Martinez was shot on Madison and Essex streets at around 4:45 p.m. He was initially injured and was taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment, but died from his injuries, authorities said.
Police have not made any arrests at this time, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office. This was Paterson’s 12th homicide in 2017.
There were multiple people in the area when the shooting occurred. Authorities are urging witnesses to come forward. Anyone with information is asked to contact Paterson Police Department Detective Bureau at (973) 321-1120 or the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office “Tips” line at 1-877-370-PCPO or via email [email protected].