Newark man killed in Paterson shooting | Paterson Times

Newark man killed in Paterson shooting


A man from Newark was killed in a shooting in Paterson early Saturday evening, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Jose Figueroa, 21-year-old, was found lying on the ground with apparent gunshot wounds on Totowa and Redwood avenues in Paterson at around 6:57 p.m.

Figueroa was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment. He was later pronounced dead.

Nearly seven hours earlier, a 44-year-old Paterson man was grazed by a bullet inside a residence at the same intersection.

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

  • J. Brown.

    Just your regular western showdown.
    Where one gets killed and the other gets injured.