Early Morning Shooting Injures Man in Hawthorne

Authorities are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person injured.

According to police, at approximately 5:20 a.m. today, police responded to the area of 55 Westervelt Avenue in Hawthorne on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police found a 27-year-old Paterson man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to the Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Hawthorne Police Department at 973-427-1800.