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Woodland Park man charged with weapons offenses in Paterson shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: December 18, 2018

Marcus-Cortes

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.


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