Six people shot in early morning shootings in Paterson | Paterson Times

Six people shot in early morning shootings in Paterson


Six people were injured in three separate shootings early Saturday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities said five men and a woman were struck by gunfire in a violent 1-hour and 16-minute span in Paterson.

First shooting took place on Summer Street and Godwin Avenue at around 3:50 a.m. Police arrived at the scene on report of a shooting and located three victims, a 26-year-old woman, a 43-year-old man, and a 29-year-old man, all Paterson residents.

Police said the victims sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds and were rushed to St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.

Second shooting happened at 67 Carroll Street, .2-mile from the first shooting scene, at around 4:44 a.m. Police were investigating a shooting that took place earlier on Summer Street and Godwin Avenue, when officers heard gunfire nearby.

A 23-year-old Paterson man suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound was located and taken to hospital, authorities said.

Third shooting took place on 12th Avenue and East 23rd Street, almost a mile away from the first shooting, at around 5:06 a.m. Police were advised two victims, a 34-year-old Paterson man and a 25-year-old Garfield man, arrived at St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.

The shooting investigations remains active and ongoing, authorities said. Anyone with information is being asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

  • John

    Paterson needs a real Guiliani style mayor, not a mayor who is probably a nice guy but will never understand what Americas solutions are. This is imbreeded in your culture and upbringing, something this mayor and.all other previous mayors have lacked in.

    • Uck f. Is£am


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  • Uck f. Is£am

    It's like a mini Chicago when the heat's turned up..

    Keep clear of the windows tonight.