Police investigating weekend shooting murder in Paterson

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PATERSON – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 11:20 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2022, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of 285 Van Houten Street in Paterson, New Jersey in response to shots fired. Upon their arrival, officers located a male victim lying on the roadway in front of that address with apparent gunshot wounds. Medical personnel arrived and the male victim was pronounced deceased on scene. The victim’s identification is pending further investigation. This is an active and ongoing investigation. More information will be released once it becomes available. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO.

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