1 killed, 1 wounded in Paterson shooting | Paterson Times

1 killed, 1 wounded in Paterson shooting


A city man was killed and another was wounded in a shooting on Main Street on Sunday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The victims – 32-year-old Nelson Hilario and 36-year-old Victor Vasquez, both of Paterson – were struck by gunfire at around 8:08 p.m. in the area of Thomas and Main streets.

Police located both victims at the scene and rushed them to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center.

Vasquez died at the hospital.

Hilario sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Detectives located a crime scene outside of 939 Main Street. Authorities said the incident remains under investigation.

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

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  • John

    This is exactly in front of Paterson Police Dept. What a shame. (Not headquarters