New Jersey police arrested and charged a teenager after he allegedly shot two men involved in a street fight — one of whom died as a result, officials said.
The 14-year-old faces murder, weapons and other charges for the shooting in Paterson on December 20, police said. Due to his status as a minor, his name has not been released.
Passaic County prosecutors say a woman drove to a restaurant on Rosa Parks Boulevard in the late afternoon and dropped off a man and the teen. A short time later, the man got into a fight outside the restaurant with 22-year-old resident Sadott Free.
The teen soon opened fire with a handgun, shooting Free in the torso and the man in the leg. Free later died from his wounds, while the other man was treated at a hospital and is expected to recover.
Police day the shooting happened following a dispute.