Passaic County officials announce that at approximately 3:29 a.m. on October 22, members of the Paterson Police Department were notified that a 21-year-old male Bloomingdale resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Based on the initial investigation, the victim was in a motor vehicle parked in the area of 21st Avenue and Madison Avenue in Paterson when an occupant of a passing car began shooting towards the victim’s vehicle.
The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.