A suspect surrendered to police on Monday for his alleged role in a shooting near Getty Avenue, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Julio Vasquez Larosa, 34, of Paterson, has been charged with five counts of first-degree attempted murder, second-degree unlawful possession of a handgun, and five counts of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
Larosa is the alleged actor in the September 19 shooting that occurred on Elizabeth Street and Getty Avenue.
Police initially said two people shot in the incident. After an investigation, police located three more victims.
Police obtained a warrant for Larosa’s arrest. He turned himself in to police on Monday.
Larosa faces a maximum of 100 years in state prison on the five attempted murder charges, authorities said.