Prosecutors: Paterson man charged with attempted murder in Route 4 stabbing

Christian A Velez, 24, was arrested after officers responded to a call on Thursday of a reported road rage incident on Route 4 East in Paramus.

Rob Taub

Dec 29, 2023, 10:19 PM

Updated 168 days ago

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The Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office announced on Friday a Paterson man was charged with attempted murder.
Christian A Velez, 24, was arrested after officers responded to a call on Thursday of a reported road rage incident on Route 4 East in Paramus. They found a 28-year-old man had been stabbed multiple times.
The victim was transported to Hackensack Medical Center, officers say.
Velez was also charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Velez remains in the Bergen County Jail.


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