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UPDATE: 12-Year-Old Child Among Two Shot in Paterson

By rlsmetro on

Passaic County authorities reported that at approximately 3:00 a.m. on August 20, members of the Paterson Police were dispatched to the area of Rosa Parks Boulevard and Putnam Streeon a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene, a 18- year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound and a 12-year-old juvenile who was grazed by a stray bullet in a residence.

The 18-year-old victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center. 

The juvenile victim was treated at the scene for non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact the tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.