4 Men Shot Inside NJ Liquor Store, Gunman on Loose: Officials - NBC New York

4 Men Shot Inside NJ Liquor Store, Gunman on Loose: Officials

Shots were fired one after one at around 8 p.m. inside Estrella Bar & Liquor on the corner of East 22nd Street and 12th Avenue in Paterson

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    4 Men Shot in Quadruple Shooting at NJ Liquor Store

    Shots were fired one after the next and when the smoke cleared four people where hit in Paterson. Michael George reports. (Published Tuesday, March 12, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Four men, a 23-year-old, a 20-year-old, a 27-year-old and an 18-year-old, were shot inside a New Jersey liquor store Monday evening

    • The chaos unfolded inside Estrella Bar & Liquor on the corner of East 22nd Street and 12th Avenue in Paterson

    • The men suffered injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening; no arrests have been made

    Four people were shot Monday evening inside a New Jersey liquor store and the gunman behind the quadruple shooting is still on the run, officials say. 

    Shots were fired one after one at around 8 p.m. inside Estrella Bar & Liquor on the corner of East 22nd Street and 12th Avenue in Paterson, according to officials. Neighbors in the area said they heard the bullets flying and immediately ducked for cover. 

    The four men shot, a 23-year-old, a 20-year-old, a 27-year-old and an 18-year-old, suffered injuries that are not considered to be life-threatening, police said. They are being treated at a nearby hospital. 

    The motive behind the shooting is unclear. No arrests have been made and authorities did not release a description of the suspect. 

    Neighbors in the area heard the bullets whizzing. 

    "All I heard was pow-pow-pow," one resident said. "Paterson is dangerous. It's just dangerous streets."

    The investigation is ongoing. 

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