By: Richard L. Smith
A 26-year-old pregnant woman fell victim to a shooting incident late Sunday afternoon. Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes has reported that local law enforcement responded to emergency calls at around 4:55 p.m., directing them to the intersection of Godwin Avenue and Rosa Parks Boulevard.
Upon their arrival, Paterson Police Department officers discovered the pregnant victim, a resident of Paterson, who had sustained non-fatal gunshot injuries.
She was promptly transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for the urgent care required by her condition.
Authorities were also able to identify a potential crime scene in the vicinity of the shooting.
As the investigation continues, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office has made an appeal to the public for any information related to the incident.
Community members with knowledge of the shooting are encouraged to come forward and contact the authorities through the tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by reaching out directly to the Paterson Police Shooting Investigation Unit at 973-321-1342.
This incident has shaken the local community, prompting a swift response from law enforcement to uncover the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
Further details are expected to be disclosed as the investigation progresses.