UPDATE: Pregnant Woman, Man Struck by Gunfire in Paterson
Passaic County authorities are investigating a shooting that sent two people to the hospital in Paterson.
Authorities said in a statement that at approximately 5:21, a.m. Sunday morning, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East Railway Avenue on a report of a shooting.
Police say a short time later members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 25-year-old female Paterson resident had arrived at Saint Joseph’s Medical Center in Paterson for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound. T
Police were later advised that a second victim, a 27-year-old male Newark resident, had arrived at the University Hospital in Newark, NJ for treatment of a non- fatal gunshot wound according to authorities.
Based on the initial investigation the shooting occurred in a business on East Railway Avenue.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.