Two men charged with attempted murder for Paterson double shooting | Paterson Times

Two men charged with attempted murder for Paterson double shooting


The police arrested two men for their alleged role in a 2020 shooting, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Christopher Rodriguez-Mejia, 25, and Johnny Rodriguez, 33, both of Paterson, were each charged with two counts of attempted murder, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not to have weapons for their role in the September 8, 2020 shooting on Paterson Avenue and Liberty Street that left a 32-year-old man and a 19-year-old man with non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Detectives identified Rodriguez-Mejia and Rodriguez as the alleged actors in the shooting. Police arrested Rodriguez-Mejia on September 11, 2020 on Dixon Avenue.

Pequannock police arrested Rodriguez at around 1:49 p.m. on Van Dyk Place and West Parkway in Pequannock during a motor vehicle stop on May 4.

Paterson police were notified and placed Rodriguez under arrest.

Rodriguez-Mejia and Rodriguez could face decades in prison if convicted.

  • John

    Look at these scum bags. How much more can America take of this dilution of our country. After sentence deport them

    • TK Kirkland

      “AmeriKKKa” was created from murder…What are you SAYING John?

  • #fuckblm

    These 2 roaches look like they where born retarded………hope they hang themselves in their cell like jeffrey epstein ….lol

  • MarquinhoGaucho

    If they get back on the street I am sure the next time they'll be brought back for "murder" not attempted murder…lock em up and throw away the key. That was 2 blocks from a school. What if school let out or a stray entered the school?