Paterson man arrested in East 24th Street shooting | Paterson Times

Paterson man arrested in East 24th Street shooting


A city man has been arrested and charged for his alleged role in a shooting on East 24th Street, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Alexander Nieves, 23-year-old, was arrested on Friday at around 11:38 p.m. on East 22nd Street. He has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not to have weapons.

On July 18, Nieves allegedly shot a 25-year-old man on East 24th Street and 14th Avenue. The victim suffered non-fatal injuries.

Nieves faces a maximum of 20 years on the attempted murder charge alone.

  • Paterson Resident

    Time given is not enough to deter these trigger happy thugs in Paterson.

  • Canwereason Logic

    Another domestic terrorist is running around, killing people, and representing a block of the street he does not own. The young terrorist has decided to shoot up Paterson and destroy the community, and some individuals will still see him as a victim.