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Paterson man killed in Van Houten Street double shooting identified

By Jonathan Greene
Published: September 16, 2020

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A city man was killed and another was wounded during a shooting on Van Houten Street on Tuesday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Authorities identified the deceased victim as 26-year-old Shaheem Jones of Paterson.

Jones and another 28-year-old Paterson man were struck by gunfire at around 8:03 p.m. on Van Houten and Summer streets.

Both victims were rushed to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center.

Jones was pronounced dead at the hospital. The second victim remains hospitalized in stable condition.

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


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