PATERSON, NJ - Police are investigating the shooting of a man late Tuesday night near the intersection of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Hamilton Avenue.

At 11:49 p.m., police were dispatched to that area after receiving reports that shots had been fired. The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to St. Joseph's Medical Center.

There was no report of either the location or the nature of the victim's injuries, his condition or any possible motive for the shooting. Anyone with information pertaining to the incident is asked to contact Ceasefire detectives Carlos Charon or Rick Ferreira at (973) 321-1342.