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Person Found Struck in the Chest by Gunfire in Paterson

By rlsmetro on

Paterson Police are investigating a shot-fired incident that caused injuries to a person in the city Friday night.

According to police, gunfire rang out near the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Lake Street around 10 p.m., sending officers to the scene to investigate.

Upon arrival, units found an unidentified person suffering bullet wounds in their chest at that location.

Police said EMS transported the victim to St. Joseph's Hospital for treatment while officers stayed at the scene and conducted the investigation.

The motive for the shooting has not been determined at this time.