Shootings hit 7-year high in Paterson amid pandemic

Upward trend in gun violence also seen nationwide

Tensions in Paterson are high, with a record number of shootings as the state faces a second wave of the coronavirus. It has residents on edge. The city broke its previous record on Tuesday and has now logged 106 shootings this year; twenty-one people have been killed and 124 have been wounded.

The surge in gun violence is unlike anything the city has seen since 2013. Correspondent Joanna Gagis take a look at the numbers and gets the reaction of Paterson residents.