18-Year-Old Among Four Injured in Paterson Shooting

Passaic County Police officials announced that at approximately 7:45, p.m. on Monday night, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of 12th Avenue and East 23rd Street Paterson on a report of shots fired.

Police say upon arrival, officers located a 23-year-old male Paterson resident, a 20-year-old male Garfield resident, a 27-year-old male Paterson resident, and an 18-year-old male Garfield resident inside an establishment on 12th Avenue suffering from non-fatal gunshot wounds.

According to authorities, all the victims were immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.