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Newark man killed in Paterson shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: May 2, 2021


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.

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