PATERSON, NJ – A 17-year-old is recovering after being shot early Wednesday morning in Paterson, according to authorities.

Around 3:44 a.m., Paterson police were notified that the teen arrived at St. Joseph’s Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora said in a joint statement.

Additional information, including the location of the shooting incident, was not disclosed late Wednesday afternoon and authorities said they are continuing to investigate.

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More details will be released as they become available, the prosecutor’s office said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org, or the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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