Passaic County officials announced that at approximately 1:06 a.m. on Tuesday, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Park Avenue and East 18th Street in Paterson, on a report of shots fired.
According to police, upon arrival responding officers discovered a potential crime scene, but no victim was located.
Police report that a short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 25-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, seeking treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound.
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.