UPDATE: 39-Year-Old Man Shot in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that at approximately 11:45 a.m. today members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of 12th Avenue Paterson on a report of a shots fired.

Upon arrival the police located evidence of a crime scene, but no victim was located.

A short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 39-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for 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 tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.