PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — One person was killed in a shooting in Paterson, New Jersey, early Sunday morning.

Officers were sent to 12th Avenue near East 23rd Street around 4 a.m. for a report of shots fired.

When they arrived at the scene, they found two men suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both were taken to a local medical center.

One victim was later pronounced dead. He has been identified as 36-year-old Rajahn Alston, of Paterson.

The other victim is in stable condition.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call 1-877-370-PCPO or email, or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.


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