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Washington Township man identified as victim in Paterson murder

By Jonathan Greene
Published: February 6, 2022

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The man killed in a shooting in Paterson late Friday night has been identified as 39-year-old Rodney Phelps of Washington Township, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Phelps was found lying on the roadway in front of 285 Van Houten Street at around 11:20 p.m. He had apparent gunshot wounds, authorities said.

Medics arrived at the location and pronounced him dead at the scene.

Authorities continue to investigate the murder, Paterson’s fourth homicide in 2022.


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