The police are investigating two separate shooting incidents that left two people dead and one person with a gunshot injury on Sunday morning.
Police said the first shooting took place on Park Avenue and East 22nd Street at around 6:36 a.m. A 19-year-old city man was found on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police said the second shooting took place on Highland Street and Park Place at around 12:28 p.m. A 19-year-old city man and a 42-year-old city woman sustained gunshot wounds. Both were taken to the hospital for treatment. The man was pronounced dead. The woman sustained a non-fatal gunshot injury, authorities said.
Authorities urge anyone with additional information related to the incidents to contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.