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UPDATE: Teen Injured in Paterson Shooting: Prosecutor's Office Investigates


By: Richard L. Smith 

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes has reported a shooting incident that unfolded in Paterson on October 28.  Ad

At approximately 4:37 p.m., members of the Paterson Police Department received reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Halpine Street and North 2nd Street.

Upon their swift arrival at the scene, Paterson police officers discovered a 14-year-old juvenile who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The injured teen was promptly transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for medical treatment.

Police were also successful in identifying a potential crime scene in the vicinity.

As the investigation into this concerning incident remains active and ongoing, authorities are diligently working to gather further details.

Additional information will be shared with the public as it becomes accessible.

In their quest to uncover any additional information related to the case, the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office is urging individuals with knowledge of the incident to come forward.

Tips and leads can be provided through the tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO.