PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Paterson is responding to a recent uptick in shootings with a new gun suppression program.FBI Executes Search Warrant At Home Of Gabby Petito's Fiancé Brian Laundrie
Police will now use strategic enforcement to help reduce gun violence.READ MORE: De Blasio: Parolee Who Died Sunday At Rikers Not Among 191 Set For Release
That includes more technology to detect shootings and adding a police command center on Carroll Street.
“We can’t do this alone. We need the cooperation of the community. If you know of someone who is going to resort to illicit activity with a gun, let us know or let someone you trust know as well,” Sayegh said.MORE NEWS: Allen Weisselberg, Trump Organization's Longtime Chief Financial Officer, Back In Court Over Tax Evasion Case
Tuesday’s announcement follows a shooting Sunday on Carroll Street that left five people injured.