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Paterson man allegedly shot man, threatened to kill woman

By Jonathan Greene
Published: January 1, 2022


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.

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