PATERSON, NJ - A 28-year-old Paterson man was injured in a shooting incident in the late hours of Thursday.

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 Clinton Street at approximately 11:05 p.m. on a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival the police located the victim, who was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by Paterson Fire Department EMS, for treatment.

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Based on the initial investigation a potential crime scene was located in the area of North Main and Arch Street.

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