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Paterson police make arrest in overnight shooting on Dixon Avenue

By Jonathan Greene
Published: March 30, 2020

Sultan-Woodford

A city man has been arrested for allegedly shooting a man on Dixon Avenue overnight, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Sultan A. Woodford, 45-year-old, has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, certain persons not to have weapons, and aggravated assault.

Woodford is accused of allegedly wounding a 40-year-old Paterson man on Dixon Avenue at around 10:27 p.m. on Sunday. Police located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound and rushed him to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Police said the victim is in critical but stable condition.

Detectives identified Woodford as the alleged shooter and arrested him at a nearby residence soon after the incident.

Prosecutors have filed a motion for pretrial detention.


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