What to Know
- A 29-year-old man delivering food was shot and killed in New Jersey Thursday morning, authorities say
- Rui Zhou was delivering food in Paterson with his wife Xiaomei Liu, 29, when he was allegedly shot while driving, officials say
- Liu was unharmed, while Zhou was pronounced dead; The investigation is ongoing
A 29-year-old man delivering food was shot and killed in New Jersey Thursday morning, authorities say.
Rui Zhou was allegedly delivering food in Paterson during the early hours with his wife Xiaomei Liu, 29, in a white Toyota Highlander when he was shot while driving, subsequently crashing the vehicle a short distance away on East 34th Street.
Authorities were called to the scene around 12:42 a.m.
Liu was unharmed, while Zhou was taken to the St. Joseph’s University Medical Center where he was pronounced dead around 1:09 a.m., officials say.
The investigation is ongoing.
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald urge anyone with additional information to call 1-877-370-PCPO, email tips at email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.