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Three people wounded in separate Paterson shootings

By Jonathan Greene
Published: October 17, 2020


Two men and a woman were injured in separate overnight shootings in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police responded to the first shooting on 10th Avenue and East 28th Street at around 8:08 p.m. on Friday. A 23-year-old woman and a 29-year-old man, both of Paterson, were struck by gunfire.

Police found the woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center. Police were advised the wounded man was en route to the hospital. Both sustained non-fatal gunshot injuries, authorities said.

Police responded to the second shooting on Essex and Beech streets at around 4:01 a.m. A 27-year-old Paterson man was struck by gunfire. He arrived at the hospital seeking treatment. His injuries are also not fatal, authorities said.

Paterson has seen a spate of shootings since Sunday. Nine people, including one fatally, were shot since Sunday, authorities said.

Police continue to investigate the shootings. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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