BREAKING PATERSON NJ: Severe Injuries for Paterson Shooting Victim

Police in Paterson are reporting life-threatening injuries for a person shot in a section of the city this evening.

According to preliminary reports, police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the 300 block of Rosa Parks Boulevard at around 5 p.m.

Officers arrived at the scene found a male suffering serious injuries after an unidentified gunman fired shots that struck him at that location.

The victims was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital for treatment and remains in serious condition.

The motive for the shooting has not been determined by police.

UPDATE 5:45PM This is a confirmed homicide investigation at this time.