PATERSON, N.J. - Around 1 a.m. Police responded to a shooting near the 700 block of East 18th Street.

Reports of shots fired sent the police to the location, where a single victim was found. The victim had been shot in the chest, and was immediately taken to St. Joseph's hospital.

There were no details available and police are still investigating the incident. The victim is in stable condition this morning.

This story is still developing and we will update when more information becomes available.