Passaic County law enforcement officials announced that at approximately 4:13 p.m. on Sunday, the Paterson Police Department was dispatched to the area of Matlock and Temple streets on a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, officials said police located a potential crime scene and a 23-year-old male Paterson resident suffering a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Police 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 police on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.