PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A shootout between two rival groups on a Paterson street left two people wounded this weekend, including a woman who was struck inside her house by a stray bullet.
Police said multiple shots were fired in the dispute, which occurred around 2 a.m. Sunday on Putnam Street. But it’s not clear how many shooters and weapons were involved, and no arrests had been made as of late Monday morning.READ MORE: 10-Year-Old Boy Found Dead In Harlem, Police Investigating
The two groups apparently were involved in a verbal dispute shortly before the shooting started, but further details were not disclosed.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine In New York: Javits Center Vaccination Site Now Open 24 Hours
Both victims — the 43-year-old woman, who was hit in the right leg, and a 34-year-old man, shot in the right thigh — were taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, where they were treated and released later Sunday.
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