Gunfire Erupts on Street in Paterson

Police in Paterson checked hospitals in the region for potential gunshot victims after gunfire rang out on a street in the city on Wednesday afternoon.

According to preliminary reports, the shooting happened in the 70's block of North Main Street at approximately 6:35 p.m.

Officers arrived at the scene found evidence that a shooting occurred, but after they search the area, no victims were found.

Police say they collected several shell casings at the scene.

The motive for the shooting is under investigation and no suspects have been apprehended.