A girl from North Haledon, who was shot in the head, died late Wednesday evening. Four other people were injured in the same shooting on Essex Street in Paterson, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The girl, 15-year-old, was found lying in front of 36 Essex Street at around 10:20 p.m. She had sustained a gunshot wound to the head and was dead at the scene.
Four Paterson men — 29, 26, 32, and 21 — were also shot in the incident. They sustained non-life-threatening gunshot wounds and are receiving treatment at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center.
Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.