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UPDATE: Off-Duty NYC Hospital Police Officer Shot in Hawthorne

Hawthorne

By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Passaic County announced that on March 2, at approximately 6:20 a.m., an off-duty New York City Hospital Police Officer was shot in the area of Brownstone Terrace in Hawthorne.

According to officials, the victim sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound on his leg and was transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.

Officials say this investigation is 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 Hawthorne Police Department at (973) 427-1800.