UPDATE: Gunfire Strikes Three in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announce that at approximately 10:51 p.m. on July 27, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Belmont Avenue and North 10th Street on a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, the police located a 20-year-old male Paterson resident, a 21-year-old male Paterson resident, and a 20-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained non-fatal gunshot wounds.

All three victims were immediately transported to St 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.

For media inquiries concerning this incident, contact Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Galkin of