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Investigation Underway in Paterson Shooting


By: Jeff Sommes  

In Paterson, law enforcement officials are actively investigating a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 19.AdAround 8:10 p.m., Paterson Police Department officers responded to reports of gunfire at Madison Avenue and Market Street.

Upon arrival, they found no victim or evidence of a crime scene.

However, the situation took a turn when a 21-year-old male resident of Paterson later arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center with non-fatal gunshot wounds.

This led the police to identify a potential crime scene at 17th Avenue and Market Street.

The Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Officer-In-Charge Isa Abbassi confirmed that the investigation is ongoing and more details will be shared as they become available.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is seeking assistance from the public.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to reach out through the tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO, email at, or contact the Paterson Police Shooting Investigation Unit at 973-321-1342.