1 killed, 1 injured in Paterson shooting | Paterson Times

1 killed, 1 injured in Paterson shooting


A man was killed and another was injured in a shooting on 12th Avenue early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police identified the man killed as Rajahn Alston, 36, of Paterson. A second man, 35-year-old Jason Frierson, sustain non-fatal injuries in the incident.

Authorities said police responded to the shooting outside 317 12th Avenue at around 4:01 a.m. On arrival, police discovered both victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Both men were rushed to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center.

Alston was pronounced dead at 4:33 a.m, police said.

Frierson remains in stable condition, authorities said.

The investigation into the shooting remains active and ongoing, authorities said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.