Passaic County authorities announced that at approximately 5:47 p.m. Friday, Paterson Police were dispatched to the area of North Main and Jefferson streets on a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival members of the Paterson Police Department located evidence of a crime scene but were unable to locate a victim.
Police said a short time later officers were advised that a 21-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Based on the initial investigation the victim was walking in the area of North Main Street and Jefferson Street when shot.
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 email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.