1 killed, 1 wounded in Paterson shooting | Paterson Times Paterson Times

1 killed, 1 wounded in Paterson shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: February 19, 2021

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A city man was killed and another was injured in a shooting on 21st Avenue early Thursday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Stevens Origene, 22-year-old, was located in a Jeep Cherokee that had several bullet holes and had struck another vehicle on East 21st Street near 21st Avenue at around 7:34 p.m.

Origene was seated in the driver’s seat of the Jeep with apparent gunshot wounds, police said. He was taken to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Police were advised a second victim, 18-year-old Paterson resident, arrived at Hackensack University Medical Center seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. He arrived at the hospital by private vehicle. He is in stable condition at the hospital.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.


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