Passaic County officials announce that at approximately 7:24 p.m. on May 17, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that two 18-year-old male Paterson residents were transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.
Based on the initial investigation the victims were in the area of Broadway and McLean Avenue (Eastside Park) when both were shot. Both victims remain in critical condition.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.