PATERSON, NEW JERSEY (UNF NEWS) – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Department Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi announce that in Paterson, New Jersey, United States on July 5, 2023, at approximately 2:39 a.m., Wednesday, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Jersey Street and Oliver Street in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of a shots fired. Upon their arrival, officers located two victims with gunshot wounds, a 26-year-old male from Paterson and a 17-year-old male from Paterson. They were transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center where they were subsequently pronounced deceased. Two additional victims with gunshot wounds arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment, a 19-year-old male from Paterson and a 24-year-old male from Paterson. A fifth victim, a 19-year-old male from Paterson arrived at the Hackensack University Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound. This investigation is active and ongoing. More information will be released when it becomes available.

By Kyle Mazza

I have photographed and reported on several concerts, galas, press conferences and special events since I was 8-years-old. I am the holder of a New York City Press Credential, Maryland State Press Credential and White House Press Credentials. I cover President Joe Biden, covered Former President Donald J. Trump and at other times candidates for President including then Former Vice President Joe Biden while he campaigned, Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Elizabeth Warren and others. I took part in overseas trips with Former President Trump as part of the White House Traveling Press. I have also covered Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. I have covered events in Canada including events with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau such as the Visit of Vice President Mike Pence and Prime Minister Trudeau in Ottawa and other high-profile events such as the Open Government Partnership and the 2020 Presidential Debate with Former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald J. Trump in Nashville, Tennessee and the 2020 Vice Presidential Debate with Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris in Salt Lake City, Utah. I have covered several entertainment and red carpet events including the 2016 iHeartRadio Jingle Ball in Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC and the Z100 JingleBall Announcement Event with Daya and Charlie Puth in New York, NY in 2016. I have also covered two Miss America Pageant's and Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve With Ryan Seacrest 2020 in New York, NY. Other notable events that I have covered include the Democratic National Convention in 2016 and the Visit of Pope Francis to New York, NY in 2015. Follow me on Twitter @KyleMazzaWUNF and on Instagram @KyleMazzaWUNF.