Two men wounded in shooting on Presidential Blvd. in Paterson

In Paterson after Police responded to a dispute and found two men in a hallway of the high-rise located at 145 Presidential Blvd in what appears to be an accidental shooting.

The victim appears to be a 24-year-old from Jersey City who works as a security guard at 145 Presidential Blvd., a privately owned high-rise, was shot in the hand, and a 24-year-old city man was grazed in the lower leg, Paterson Detective Capt. Heriberto Rodriguez said.

In a preliminary investigation suggests that both men were shot when a second security guard’s gun went off accidentally, Rodriguez said.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the Paterson Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342.