Teen arrested in connection with Clifton fatal shooting

Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with a deadly shooting outside a Clifton liquor store.

Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with a deadly shooting outside a Clifton liquor store. (10/18/15)

CLIFTON - Police have arrested a teenage boy in connection with a deadly shooting outside a Clifton liquor store.

The incident occurred early Friday morning at Lexington Liquors.

Investigators say the victim, 21-year-old Leandro Mendoza, and another store worker were closing up shop for the night when they were confronted by a masked gunman.

Passaic County prosecutors say the suspect is a 17-year-old from Clifton. There is no word on the charges the suspect is facing.

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