Male killed in police-involved shooting in Paterson

Saturday, March 4, 2023
Fatal police-involved shooting in Paterson
There's been a fatal police-involved shooting unrelated to the Trooper shot Thursday.

PATERSON, New Jersey -- An investigation is underway into a fatal police-involved shooting in Paterson, New Jersey Friday afternoon.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Mill and Ellison streets around 12:30 p.m.

One male civilian was wounded and taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased, according to a preliminary investigation.

This shooting is unrelated to the Trooper shot Thursday, according to law enforcement sources.

Paterson's police chief was sworn in just a few hours before this shooting.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is being released at this time.


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