Contact Us
Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook
Return to your home site

Menu

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Nearby Towns

DV Pilot police & fire

Jurors Convict Paterson Gunman Of Five Attempted Murder Counts

481 Summer Street, Paterson / INSET: Luis Rivera
481 Summer Street, Paterson / INSET: Luis Rivera Photo Credit: MUGSHOT: Courtesy PASSAIC COUNTY PROSECUTOR / PHOTO: Googlemaps

Jurors on Wednesday convicted a Paterson man of five counts of attempted murder for firing into a group of people last summer, wounding one of them.

Home surveillance video captured Luis Rivera, 29, running up and unloading on the group gathered outside 481 Summer Street last July 21.

One person survived three gunshots. No one else was hit, authorities said.

Jurors in Paterson deliberated a day before returning guilty verdicts on the attempted murder counts, as well as two counts each of aggravated assault counts and illegal weapons possession.

Superior Court Judge Adam E. Jacobs scheduled sentencing for Aug. 3.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice!

Serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Get the news you need to know on the go.

Welcome to

Saddle Brook-Elmwood Park Daily Voice!

Serves Elmwood Park & Saddle Brook

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.