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Two people shot, one fatally, in overnight Paterson shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: August 6, 2019

12th-avenue

Two men were shot, one fatally, when gunfire erupted on 12th Avenue late Monday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Dashon Mayfield, 30, of Paterson, was shot multiple times on 12th Avenue and East 22nd Street at around 10:40 p.m.

Mayfield was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment, but died from his injuries, authorities said.

A second man, Tymir Leary, 30, of Paterson, was also shot multiple times. He managed to get himself to the hospital in a private car to seek treatment for gunshot wounds.

Authorities said Leary is in stable condition.

24 hours earlier, a 28-year-old man was killed outside of 271 Summer Street.

Police continue to investigate the incidents. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.


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