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82-year-old man arrested for wounding Paterson resident in Lyon Street shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: December 20, 2018

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An elderly city man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a person on Lyon Street, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Clark J. Thomas, 82-year-old, is charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses, authorities said.

Thomas allegedly shot a 58-year-old man late Wednesday night.  Police rushed the victim to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment and arrested Thomas at the scene.

Thomas faces a maximum of 30 years in state prison. He is being held at the Passaic County Jail.

Prosecutors plan to file a motion for pretrial detention when he appears before a judge.


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