Suspects Armed with Guns, Knives Fire Shots in Paterson Stabbing Incident

Police in Paterson are on the search for two suspects who are wanted for stabbing a person during an apparent robbery at a location in the city Thursday evening.

According to preliminary reports, police responded to reports of shots fired that rang out in the vicinity of 145 north 4th Street at approximately 6:45 p.m.

Upon arrival, they found an unidentified person bleeding from the stomach at that location.

Officers immediately set up a crime scene after locating shell casings and other evidence.

Police say two suspects armed with a gun and a knife approached the victim and began firing shots before one of the men stabbed the victim.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital for treatment and remains in stable condition according to reports.

There are no reports of arrests.