PATERSON, NJ - A 35-year old Paterson man was transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by Paterson Fire Department EMTs after being shot on Saturday.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 26th Street on a report of shots fired at approximately 3:30 a.m. and immediately located the victim who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.