UPDATE: One Dead, Four Injured in Paterson Shooting

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 12:14 a.m. on today, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of North Main and Jefferson Street in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of shots fired.

Police say on arrival, responding officers discovered a potential crime scene and a 19-year-old male, a 26-year-old male, a 22-year-old male, a 21-year-old male, and a 25-year-old male all Paterson resident sustained gunshot wounds.

The victims were immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey for treatment.

Police say four of the victims are in stable condition, however the 25-year-old male victim succumbed to his wounds and died at the hospital.

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.