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Paterson man in critical condition after 12th Avenue shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: February 21, 2018

12th-avenue

A city man sustained multiple gunshot wounds in a shooting on 12th Avenue, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities said the 34-year-old victim was shot on 12th Avenue and Auburn Street at around 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police rushed the victim to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment. He is in critical condition, authorities said.

The shooting was the second incident in an eight-hour span. At 2:20 a.m., a domestic violence suspect, Javeska R. Uter, 29-years-old, of Paterson, was injured in a shooting few blocks away on Godwin Avenue and Carrol Street.

Uter was charged with domestic violence offenses. Authorities said at the time of the domestic incident he had in possession a handgun. He was charged with weapons offenses and endangering three children.


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