Two people were killed in separate shootings in Paterson early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The first victim, a 29-year-old Paterson man, was shot outside 51 Colonial Avenue at around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.
He was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment, but died from his injuries.
The second victim, a 24-year-old Garfield man, was struck by gunfire on North Main Street and Haledon Avenue at around 4 a.m. on Sunday. He was found on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital, but died from his injuries.
Authorities continue to investigate the homicides. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.