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Double Shooting Under Investigation in Paterson

By rlsmetro on

Tow victims suffered non-fatal injuries in a shooting incident in Paterson overnight. 

At approximately midnight, police responded to reports of a person shot in the area of 253 Broadway. 

Officers arrived at the scene and found the victim suffering a bullet wound in their leg at that location. 

Police say the victim was transported to St. Joseph's Medical Center for treatment then told officers that the incident in the vicinity of Godwin Avenue and Auburn Street. 

According to police, a second victim was self-transported to the medical center struck by gunfire. 

Police believe the walk-in victim was struck by bullets at the same shooting scene but are investigating both incidents at this time. 

At the shooting scene, an out-of-control vehicle was involved in a crash with a police sergeant's car, but no injuries were reported in the collision.