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Category Archives: Homicide

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Paterson NJ Man Charged with Attempted Murder for Stabbing Incident

Posted in Homicide
A Paterson NJ man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly used a weapon to stab someone. The suspect is a 30-year-old man from Paterson, New Jersey. According to Passaic County law enforcement officials, the suspect used a knife to attack the victim. The suspect allegedly committed violent crime around 8:30 a.m. After… Continue Reading

Paterson Homicide Suspect Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison

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A New Jersey man convicted of committing a homicide on a Paterson street corner more than 10 years ago has been sentenced to a lengthy term of incarceration. The suspect was reportedly a member of the Bloods gang when he shot and killed a woman on a street in Paterson, New Jersey. According to federal… Continue Reading

Passaic NJ Man Dies in Shooting on City Street

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Passaic New Jersey police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting on a city street. The shooting incident happened around 11:21 p.m. on Federal Street in Passaic, NJ. Two people, a 23-year-old Passaic NJ man and a 20-year-old Woodland Park NJ man, were walking in the area when someone used a firearm to… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Woman Faces Aggravated Manslaughter Charges

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Paterson New Jersey police recently arrested a local woman accused of killing the family member of an ex-boyfriend. The suspect is a 27-year-old woman from Paterson, NJ. She allegedly used a kitchen knife to fatally stab a 31-year-old Paterson man during an argument on the porch at her home on North 7th Street in Paterson,… Continue Reading

Paterson Firefighter Charged in Shooting Death

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A Paterson NJ firefighter has been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a man. The suspect is a 30-year-old resident of Paterson, New Jersey. He is also employed as a member of the Paterson Fire Department, for which he has worked since June 2012. The fatal shooting happened around 4:45 p.m.… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Law Enforcement Looks for Homicide Suspect

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Paterson New Jersey police law enforcement is trying to find the person who allegedly murdered someone on a city street. The fatal shooting incident happened around 4:00 p.m. in the area of Essex Street and Madison Street in Paterson, NJ. Emergency medical responders transported the shooting victim to nearby St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Search for Suspect in Fatal Shooting of Local Man

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Paterson New Jersey police are investigating a fatal shooting that resulted in the death of a local resident. The victim was a 29-year-old man from Paterson, NJ. According to Passaic County prosecutors, the victim was walking in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street around 3:00 a.m. when someone used a gun to fire… Continue Reading

Paterson Man Charged with Murder, Armed Robbery

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Paterson New Jersey police officers recently arrested a local man who allegedly murdered a teen during an armed robbery. The suspect reportedly committed the homicide just after 5:00 p.m. on February 4. The 17-year-old victim was reportedly walking along Auburn Street in Paterson when the suspect committed the armed robbery. During the theft crime incident,… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Investigate Weekend Shootings

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Paterson New Jersey police are investigating several recent shootings over a single weekend. The first shooting occurred in the area of Straight Street and Montgomery Street in Paterson, NJ. Paterson cops and paramedics rushed to the scene, but they could not save one of the shooting victims. A second victim was taken to a local… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Teenager Accused of Shooting, Killing Man on City Street

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Paterson NJ police recently arrested a local teen who allegedly murdered a man and injured another in a shooting incident. The suspect, a 19-year-old Paterson resident, allegedly used a firearm to shoot at two men walking in the area of Montgomery Street and Straight Street in Paterson, New Jersey. One of the victims was a… Continue Reading

Man, Woman Face Charges in Drug Overdose Death of Clifton Man

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A Little Falls doctor entered a plea of not guilty in response to homicide charges related to the drug overdose death of a Clifton New Jersey man. The suspect is a 77-year-old male from Little Falls, NJ. According to law enforcement officials, he overprescribed powerful opioids to the victim. Those prescription drugs eventually led to… Continue Reading

Police Catch Suspect in Paterson NJ Homicide

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Police officers recently apprehended an East Orange NJ man who allegedly killed someone in Paterson, New Jersey. The fatal stabbing happened just after 11:00 p.m. on March 27, 2017. According to authorities, the 19-year-old suspect stabbed the 52-year-old victim in the basement of an apartment complex on the 200 block of 20th Avenue in Paterson,… Continue Reading

Police Capture Two Men Who Allegedly Shot, Killed Robbery Victims

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Paterson police officers recently apprehended two men who are accused of committing a murder during a robbery attempt and then setting fire to a vehicle. The homicide suspects are a 26-year-old Paterson resident and a 28-year-old Paterson resident. They both live in the same home located on Spring Street. According to authorities, the suspects held… Continue Reading

Ringwood NJ Man Accused of Murdering Ex-Girlfriend

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Ringwood New Jersey police arrested a local man who allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in a domestic violence altercation. The suspect is a 38-year-old man from Ringwood, NJ, while the victim was a 38-year-old woman who also resided in Ringwood. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect went to the Van Dunk Lane residence of the… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Arrest Suspect in Non-Fatal Shooting

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Paterson New Jersey police recently arrested an East Orange NJ man who was allegedly responsible for a shooting near a local business. The shooting suspect is a 26-year-old man from East Orange, New Jersey According to law enforcement, he used a firearm to shoot the 22-year-old victim outside a business located on Montgomery Street in… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Outside Local McDonald’s

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Police are looking for two people accused of fatally shooting a Paterson New Jersey man on city street. The shooting occurred around 2:00 a.m. this morning. According to law enforcement officials, two men chased after the victim on Broadway, just outside a McDonald’s restaurant. The suspects allegedly used handguns to shoot the victim at least… Continue Reading

Suspects Convicted of Manslaughter for Fatal Shooting in Paterson, NJ

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Three suspects in a fatal shooting in Paterson New Jersey avoided convictions on first degree murder charges but were convicted of aggravated manslaughter. The violent incident happened a short time before 4:00 a.m. on August 31, 2014. The three suspects, a 21-year-old male and two 22-year-old males, reportedly fired numerous gunshots at a gold Taurus… Continue Reading

Suspect in Paterson Gas Station Homicide Captured in Pennsylvania

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A Paterson New Jersey man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of a local gas station worker was apprehended in Pennsylvania. The suspect, a 28-year-old resident of Paterson, NJ, allegedly used a handgun to shoot and kill the victim during a robbery attempt on January 23, 2017. The victim was a 57-year-old resident of… Continue Reading

Paterson NJ Woman Murdered in Maplewood, Police Arrest Suspect

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Police officers apprehended one of the suspects in a triple homicide in Maplewood New Jersey that resulted in the death of a Paterson NJ woman. Two men allegedly committed the homicide at an apartment on Van Ness Court in Maplewood on January 29, 2017. According to authorities, the two suspects went to the apartment building… Continue Reading

Hightstown NJ Man Arrested, Charged with Murder in Paterson, New Jersey

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Paterson NJ police recently arrested a man accused of murdering someone on a city street. The stabbing incident occurred a short time before 11:00 a.m. on Paterson Street in Paterson, New Jersey. Someone noticed the victim lying on the pavement near an abandoned home and immediately contacted local law enforcement. Cops and emergency responders rushed… Continue Reading

Police Capture Man Wanted in Shooting on Paterson NJ Street

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Authorities recently captured a Paterson New Jersey man wanted for attempted murder in connection with a shooting last year. The suspect allegedly committed the violent crime on September 27, 2016. According to law enforcement officials, the suspect used a gun to fire gunshots at the victim while the victim walked near the intersection of 12th… Continue Reading