Recently, a man was killed in a shooting in Paterson, New Jersey.
33-year-old Tashan Hall was shot in the torso near the area of Carroll Street and 16th Avenue. When Paterson NJ police officers arrived at the scene, they found Mr. Hall injured with the gunshot wound.
At the scene, officers also found a woman in her early 20s who had been shot in the arm.
Both victims were rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center. Shortly after arrival at the hospital, Mr. Hall was pronounced dead. The female victim was treated and later released.
Police are looking for the suspect in the shooting.
N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3 stipulates that criminal homicide is a first degree crime. If a person knowingly and purposefully causes another person’s death, he or she is guilty of murder. If the suspect in this case is apprehended, he or she could be charged with first degree felony murder. If convicted, the suspect could be sentenced to life in prison.
For more information, see the NJ.com article entitled “Paterson Man Shot and Killed.”