BREAKING PATERSON: Federal, Local Police Investigating Hamilton Avenue Active Shooter Incident in Paterson

Federal and local police are on the scene of a shooting that occurred in a section of Paterson.

According to police, at approximately 6:40 a.m., gunfire rang out in the vicinity of 146 Hamilton Street.

Police say at least one person was found shot at that location.

Authorities are keeping EMS and police at a distance as the incident is being called an ’active shooter ’ situation.

The circumstances behind what caused the shooting are under investigation.

The suspect is reportedly barricaded inside a building.

There are no immediate reports of injured officers at this time.

UPDATE 7:40 a.m.: Suspect is wanted for homicide out of NYC. There was an exchange of gunfire between authorities and the suspect.