Charges filed against man involved in Paterson police shooting

Prosecutors have filed charges against a man involved in a police shooting in Paterson.



Dereen Wofford has been charged with five counts of first-degree attempted murder and weapons offenses.



Authorities say five officers encountered Wofford while responding to a domestic dispute Friday night.



They say Wofford fired at the officers and one of them returned fire.



Wofford allegedly suffered non-life threatening injuries. 


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