19-Year-Old Man Found Shot in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 1:45 a.m. members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Jackson Street and 21st Avenue in Patersonon a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival responding officers discovered evidence of a crime scene, but no victim was located.

Police say a short time later, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 19-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center iseeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor 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.