BREAKING PATERSON NJ: Double Shooting Under Investigation in Paterson

Paterson Police are on the scene investigating a shots fired incident with two victims reportedly struck at this time in a neighborhood in the city.

According to preliminary reports, police were called to North 3rd and Temple Street after receiving reports of shots fired just before 2 p.m.

Units arrived to find a male victim suffering gunshot wound at that location.

While EMS units were preparing the victim for transport to St. Joseph's Hospital, officials inside the medical center alerted police of a second victim who entered the emergency department suffering apparent bullet wounds.

Police believe that the walk-in victim was struck at the Temple and North 3rd Street location.

We are recieving non-fatal injuries for both patients at this time.

There is an active and ongoing investgiation underway so avoid the area.