A suspect wanted in the murder of a man in Paterson has been arrested in Elmwood Park, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Rasheed Thomas, 19, of Paterson, was arrested on Saturday. He has been charged with murder, possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a handgun.
Thomas is accused of killing 20-year-old Elijah Wilson of Paterson on September 11 at 485 East 18th Street.
Thomas was arrested with assistance from the United States Secret Service, Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, and Elmwood Park Police in Elmwood Park at around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday.
Thomas could face life in prison if convicted.