Paterson neighborhood wakes up to fatal shooting

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Elm Street - Paterson, NJ
Elm Street - Paterson, NJ

PATERSON, NJ – The city of Paterson was again awakened by early morning gunfire. This time, a 38-year-old man was shot and killed in the street.

According to police, officers found the man unconscious in the street outside an Elm Street home near Mill Street Saturday morning.

He was rushed to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center with a single gunshot wound and was pronounced dead a short time later. Police reported this as the 20th homicide of 2022.

At this time, no suspects have been identified and no arrests have been made.