Authorities in Passaic County said at approximately 1:38 a.m. on Sunday, Paterson Police were dispatched to the area of Hillman and East Main streets on a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, Paterson Police officers located a 33-year-old female, a 36-year-old male and a 28-year-old female all Paterson residents, who sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds.
Police said the 33-year-old female and 36-year-old male were immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.
The 28-year-old female refused medical attention police said.
Paterson Police were then advised that two 26-year-old men from Paterson arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds and are in critical condition.
Based on the initial investigation the victims were attending a large gathering in the area of Hillman and East Main streets when an unknown actor began shooting.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342