A man from Woodland Park has been arrested and charged with weapons offenses for his alleged role in a Paterson shooting, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Marcus Cortes, 19-year-old, was arrested on Monday. He is charged with second-degree possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a handgun.
Authorities allege Cortes was identified as the shooter in the incident that took place outside of 53 Pennington Street on October 2, 2018 at around 5:55 p.m.
Cortes could face 10 to 20 years in state prison if found guilty. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on Friday.
Prosecutors will file a motion for pretrial detention.