PATERSON, NJ- Paterson police responded to a shooting in the area of 429 10th Avenue Friday afternoon.

According to a statement from the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, police were dispatched following reports of shots fired at approximately 12:37 p.m. Upon arrival they located the victim, a 25-year-old Paterson man who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.

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