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Paterson Shooting Under Investigation


By: Najla Alexander

Authorities in Passaic County are investigating a shooting that injured a man in Paterson Saturday morning. 

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said at approximately 7:33 a.m., Paterson Police were dispatched to the area of Park Avenue and Carroll Street on a report of shots fired.

According to Prosecutor Valdes, upon officers’ arrival, police located a potential crime scene, but no victim was found.

A short time later, a 24-year-old male Paterson resident at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center sought treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds via private vehicle. 

Prosecutor Valdes said the victim is currently in critical condition. 

The investigation remains active and ongoing.