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UPDATE: 24-Year-Old Woman Injured in Paterson Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Prospect park

The  Passaic County Prosecutor's Office will handle the investigation into a shooting incident that injured a male in Prospect Park Sunday morning. 

Police say at around 12:40 a.m., officers responded to reports of shots fired that rang out near the intersection of Hopper and Alpine streets. 

When officers arrived, they found evidence that a shooting occurred, but no victims were located at the shooting scene. 

Police say that officials at St. Joseph's Medical Center contacted police shortly into the investigation when a 24-year-old gunshot  entered the emergency department. 

The victim's injuries were not reported as life-threatening at this time. 

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.