Paterson man allegedly shot man, threatened to kill woman | Paterson Times

Paterson man allegedly shot man, threatened to kill woman


A man allegedly shot a man and threatened to kill a woman on Rosa Parks Boulevard on Friday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Calvin Holmes, 34, of Paterson, has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain persons not to have weapons, and terroristic threats.

Authorities said Holmes allegedly shot a 27-year-old Paterson man after a verbal dispute on Rosa Parks Boulevard on 12th Avenue. He also allegedly threatened to kill a 27-year-old Paterson woman, authorities said.

Police said the man sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. Police identified Holmes as the alleged shooter. He was arrested on Friday at 8 p.m. on North York and Sparrow streets.

Holmes could face decades in prison if convicted on the charges.

  • Javi Chino Vargas

    He will be out by monday,,

  • Paterson Resident

    The judicial sytem won't do a thing to him. Laws aren't enforced in Paterson.

  • J. Brown.

    Just a few hours short of being the 1st shooting victim. Of 2022