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Two Paterson teens shot at Eastside Park in critical condition, authorities say

By Jonathan Greene
Published: May 18, 2021

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Two city teenagers wounded in a shooting at Eastside Park on Monday evening are in critical condition, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The victims, both 18-year-old, were struck by gunfire at around 7:24 p.m. at the park on Broadway and McLean Boulevard.

Both victims were hit in a drive-by shooting in the lower fields of the park, according to witnesses. Both men were rushed to Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment, authorities said.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.


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