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UPDATE: Shooting Leaves 33-Year-Old Man Critical in Paterson


Passaic County officials reported that at approximately 2:20 a.m. on January 21, 2023, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of North Bridge Street and Watson Street on a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officials said Paterson Police located a potential crime scene and a 33-year-old man suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound to the head.

The victim was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey for treatment and is currently in critical condition.

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 or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.