Passaic County authorities announced that at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Saturday, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Belmont Avenue and North 8th Street 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.
Officials say, a short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 23-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.