Passaic County officials announced that at approximately 5:50 p.m. on October 24, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of East 25th Street and 17th Avenue on a report of shots fired.
According to Paterson Police, upon arrival, officers located a potential crime scene, a 17-year- old juvenile who sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Paterson officials say, the victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, for treatment.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or email@example.com or the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.