PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man was shot on Sunday night it was reported by the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office and the Paterson Police Department.
Paterson police were flagged down by a “good Samaritan” in front of 253 Broadway and were directed to a shotgun that had been abandoned near the entrance to the building. A short time later, the 23-year-old gunshot victim was found suffering from a non-fatal gunshot wound in front of 190 Hamilton Avenue.
The victim was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office asks anyone with information about either of these incidents to contact them at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit can also be contacted at 973-321-1342.