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

By Jonathan Greene
Published: September 15, 2021

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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


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