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Prospect Park man injured in fourth Paterson shooting under 16 hours

By Jonathan Greene
Published: September 1, 2018

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A man from Prospect Park became the fourth victim in a series of four shootings under 16 hours in Paterson.

The victim, 22-year-old, was shot in the area of Highland and Sparrow streets at around 2:37 p.m. on Saturday, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities said the victim got himself to Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Earlier, in a series of three separate shootings that started late Friday night into Saturday morning, a boy, woman, and man were hurt.

At 10:40 p.m. on Friday, a 23-year-old man arrived at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Police have not yet located a crime scene.

At 1:17 a.m. on Saturday, a 33-year-old woman was shot during a robbery by assailants on Market Street and Memorial Drive.

Police said the victim sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. She was taken by ambulance to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The woman was a passenger in a vehicle when she was robbed by multiple unidentified suspects, authorities said.

At 3:05 a.m., a 17-year-old boy was shot on East 24th Street and 12th Avenue.

The four shootings remain under investigation. Anyone with information is being asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.


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