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Man Shot in the Leg in Paterson

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Police officials in Paterson reported non-fatal injuries for the victim of a shooting Saturday night.   

Officers were dispatched to the emergency room at St. Joseph's Hospital after officials at the medical center observed a man enter the hospital suffering a gunshot wound around 10:30 p.m. 

The uncooperative victim told police that he suffered his injury in the 200 block of 17th Avenue but would not give a motive for the attack or suspect’s description. 

Officers canvassing the location found evidence that a shooting occurred. 

The victim is expected to recover from the wound.   

The Passaic County Prosector’s Office will lead the investigation.