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.