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ShotSpotter Device Alerts Police of Lawrence Street Shooting in Paterson

By rlsmetro on
Paterson

Authorities in Paterson are crediting one of the city's ShotSpotter devices for alerting police of a shooting in a section of the town Saturday morning. 

Several police units responded to reports of shots fired near 121 Lawrence Street shortly before 12:25 a.m. 

Officer arrived and found evidence that a shooting occurred, but after searching the neighborhood, no victims were located. 

Police are investigating the motive for the shooting and the suspect is at large. 

No injuries were reported.