3 people dead in Paterson shootings

New Jersey news from Eyewitness News

August 5, 2012 1:55:03 PM PDT
Paterson police say three people were shot to death and a woman was wounded during a violent weekend in the northern New Jersey city.

Authorities say none of the shootings were connected and no motives have been disclosed.

The first occurred late Friday at a city sports bar. Police say the victim, a man in his mid-30s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second shooting occurred around 5 a.m. Saturday, when a man in his 20s was killed on a city street. A woman who was nearby was shot once in the foot, but she was treated at a hospital and released.

The other victim, a 17-year-old city resident, was fatally shot on a city street around 3:20 a.m. Sunday.

No arrests have been made in the shootings.

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