Paterson, Elmwood Park men injured in separate early morning shootings | Paterson Times Paterson Times

Paterson, Elmwood Park men injured in separate early morning shootings

By Jonathan Greene
Published: May 15, 2021

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Two men were wounded in separate early Saturday morning shootings in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The victims – 30-year-old Elmwood Park resident and 30-year old Paterson resident – sustained non-fatal gunshot injuries.

Police said the Elmwood Park man was struck by gunfire on 10th Avenue and East 23rd Street at around 12:27 a.m. He was taken to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.

Four hours later, the Paterson man arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a gunshot wound. Police were advised about the victim at around 4:54 a.m. At this time no crime scene has been located, authorities said.

Both incidents remain under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.


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