1 injured after cop-involved shooting outside Paterson police HQ

paterson-pd-carjpg-08840ad5a2664a4dPATERSON — Authorities were investigating a police-involved shooting outside the city’s police headquarters Saturday night, prosecutors said.

One civilian suffered unspecified injuries, according to Passaic County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Mary Catherine Ryan.

The prosecutor’s office Shooting Response Team was investigating the shooting outside the downtown police building at 111 Broadway, Ryan confirmed.

“The scene has been secured and the investigation is active and ongoing,” she said in an email.

Additional details were not immediately available. Police Director Jerry Speziale could not immediately provide information on the incident when reached Saturday.



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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.