UPDATE: Bullet Strikes 15-Year-Old Boy in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that at approximately 11:03, p.m. on Saturday, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of 11th Avenue and East 28th Street on a report of an individual who had been shot.

Upon arrival police located a 15-year-old male juvenile who sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds.

Police say victim was immediately brought to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment and 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.