Paterson authorities said at approximately 4:09 a.m. on today, officers responded to the area of Ward Street and Spring Street in after a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, police were unable to locate a crime scene or any victims.
Officials said a short time later, police were notified that a 26-year-old female Paterson resident had arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Police say based upon the preliminary investigation, police determined that the shooting had occurred in the area of Beech Street and Essex Street in Paterson.
A potential crime scene was located in that area.
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.