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Gunshot Victim Found on Belle Avenue in Paterson

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Police in Paterson are on the search for a suspect who fired a weapon in the city that injured a person Sunday morning.  

Officers responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 20 s block of Belle Avenue around 3:35 a.m. 

Police arrived at the scene and found the victim suffering a bullet wound in the chest. 

EMS transported the injured to St. Joseph's Medical Center for treatment while police began a search for a suspect who fled the scene in a light-colored vehicle with tinted windows. 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.