60-year-old Paterson man killed in Van Houten Street shooting | Paterson Times

60-year-old Paterson man killed in Van Houten Street shooting


A city man was killed in a shooting on Van Houten Street early Tuesday evening, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Hector Guzman, 60-year-old, was found lying in the roadway in front of 250 Van Houten Street with an apparent gunshot wound.

Police arrived at the scene at around 8:13 p.m. in response to report of a shooting.

Guzman was rushed to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:37 p.m.

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

  • John

    When will Patersonians demand this Mayor resign? Ever?

    • DaMan

      he didn't shoot anyone…he is horrible mayor for sure….however police chef is the one that should be gone

      • John

        In America Police Chiefs are.put in by the Mayor.

        • OBED SANTOS

          And the mayors are put in by semi literate morons. They're called voters.


      Come on man, you know the voters are semi literate morons they love Mayor McCheese!

  • Javi Chino Vargas

    "nothing to see here,move alone"Paterson mayor to Patersonians