Gunfire Erupts in Paterson Neighborhood; One Injured

Paterson Police are investgiating a shooting that left one person injured at a location in the city on Monday night.

According to police, officials at the St. Joseph's Hospital contacted authorities when an unidentified person entered the emergency department suffering a gunshot wound.

Police said the victim reported being in the vicinity of 22nd Avenue and East 22nd Street when gunfire rang out just before 9:35 p.m.

Paterson officers checked the area for shell casings, but it is not clear if any evidence was found.

The motive for the shooting remains under investigation.