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30-Year-Old Man Injured in Paterson Shooting on Oak Street

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Paterson

By: Tracie Carter 

Paterson Police are on the search for a suspect wanted for a shooting incident that left a person injured late Friday night. 

Officers responded to reports of shots fired near the intersection of Oak and Chestnut streets around 10:30 p.m. 

Upon arrival, police said they found shell casings and blood evidence, but no victims were at the scene. 

While detectives canvassed the neighborhood, officials at St. Joseph's Hospital alerted officers of a 30-year-old male gunshot victim who entered the emergency room seeking treatment. 

Police confirmed that the hospital walk-in gunshot victim was injured at the Oak Street crime scene. 

No arrests have been reported and the motive for the attack is under investigation.