Six people were wounded in two separate shootings in Paterson under 24 hours, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
First shooting unfolded on Godwin Avenue and Summer Street at around 9:41 p.m. on Monday. Two 17-year-olds, an 18-year-old Paterson man, and a 20-year-old Paterson man were struck by gunfire.
Second shooting took place on 10th Avenue and East 23rd Street at around 1:36 p.m. on Tuesday. A 15-year-old and a 62-year-old Paterson man were struck by gunfire.
The 62-year-old man is in critical condition, authorities said.
Police continue to investigate the incidents. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.