2 shot in violent Paterson weekend

Police say a 16-year-old boy is in critical

Police say a 16-year-old boy is in critical but stable condition after he was shot while riding on the back of a motorcycle. (Credit: News 12 New Jersey)

Two young people were shot just hours apart in Paterson on Saturday.

Paterson police confirmed that just before 7 p.m. Saturday, they were called to Jefferson Street where a 16-year-old was shot in the back. He had been riding on a motorcycle at the time.

Two hours later, police say there was another shooting on 27th Street. Police have not confirmed the identity or age of the victim...

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