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Paterson man charged in North 9th Street shooting

By Jonathan Greene
Published: June 24, 2023


A man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder for his role in a shooting on North 9th Street, authorities said.

Linwood Bugg, 27, of Paterson, was arrested on Friday in connection with a shooting investigation that took place on June 9, 2023, in the area of 9th Street and Belmont Avenue.

Police responded to the area at approximately 10:01 p.m. on a report of a shooting. Police located a possible crime scene consisting of ballistic evidence, but no victim was located.

A short while later, police responded to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center on a report of a 29-year-old male Paterson resident seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Bugg was later charged with attempted murder in the first degree, unlawful possession of a weapon in the second degree, possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose in the second degree, and certain persons not to possess a weapon.

He was arrested by members of the police in the area of Lafayette Street and Summer Street on June 23, 2023, at approximately 9:22 p.m.

Bugg is being held until a court hearing. Authorities will seek to keep him detained until the charges are resolved.

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