Passaic Man Shot in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announced that at approximately 2:19 a.m. on members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Broadway between East 27th and East 28th Street on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival responding officers were unable to locate a victim or potential crime scene.

A short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 29-year-old male Passaic resident arrived at Saint Mary’s General Hospital in Passaic, New Jersey seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Based on the initial investigation the victim was in the area of East 28th Street and Broadway in Paterson when he was shot.

A potential crime scene was subsequently located in the area of East 28th Street and Broadway.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.