Passaic County authorities announced that at approximately 2:39 a.m. on July 5, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 20-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Officials said while police were en route, a 22-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at the hospital seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
According to police, a preliminary investigation determined that the victims were in the area of Park Avenue and Madison Avenue when an unknown individual began shooting at them.
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.