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Police Investigating Shooting in Area of 8th Avenue, East 17th Street in Paterson

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Passaic County officials announce that at approximately 1:56 p.m. on December 16, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of 8th Avenue and East 17th Street in Paterson on a report of shots fired. 

According to county officials, upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene and a 28-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds. 

Officials said that the victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

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 tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.