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UPDATE: 17-Year-Old Among Five Victims Shot on Carroll Street in Paterson


Passaic County officials are reporting that  at approximately 6:24 p.m. Sunday, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of 12th Avenue and Carroll Street on a report of shots fired.

Official said upon arrival, members of the police located a 25-year-old male, a 17-year-old juvenile, and 29-year-old male all Paterson residents in the area of Carroll and Harrison streets suffering multiple non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Police say all three victims were immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.

In addition, a potential crime scene was located in the area.

A short time later police said members of the Paterson Police Department were advised a 28-year-old male and a 24-year-old male both Paterson residents arrived at Saint Joseph’s  Medical Center seeking treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Police say the 24- year-old male Paterson resident is currently in critical condition but all other victims are in stable condition.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

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