UPDATE: 31-Year-Old Belleville Resident Shot in the Leg in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that at approximately 1:20, a.m. on members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Nagle Street Paterson on a report of a shooting.

Officials say, upon arrival the police located evidence of a crime scene and a 31-year-old male Belleville resident who suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound. The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional 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 us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.