Georgia man killed in Paterson, New Jersey shooting | Paterson Times

Georgia man killed in Paterson, New Jersey shooting


A man from Georgia was killed in a shooting in Paterson, New Jersey late Monday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Nadir Johnson, 35, of Covington, Georgia, was found lying on the sidewalk in front of 216 17th Avenue at around 11 p.m. He had apparent gunshot wounds.

Police rendered aid at the scene and called an ambulance.

Johnson was transported to Saint Joseph’s Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased, authorities said.

No arrests have been made.

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

  • Paterson Resident

    What is Velez doing to keep his ward safe? Nothing!

    • Leo Sanchez

      Velez is there for florio

    • Chino Vargas

      Velez is the mayors puppet,another do nothing democrat

  • John

    How many shootings and murders will it take for Patersonians to demand resignation of Mayor with Police Chief.

  • Chino Vargas

    Come visit the Falls and the city of Paterson,,,and get shot!!!

  • MarquinhoGaucho

    Georgia? probably a gun runner who got killed and now the crooks got all his guns. All our illegal guns come from the confederate GOP states