PATERSON, NJ- Law enforcement officials have announced that a second victim was injured in an early morning shooting on Sunday.

As originally reported, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of East 26th Street at approximately 3:30 a.m. on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival the police located a 35-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. The individual was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by Paterson Fire Department EMS.

In a subsequent statement Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announced that at approximately 12:50 p.m. members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to a residence on East 30th Street on a report of a person who sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

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Upon arrival the police located the victim, a 55-year old Paterson resident, who was also transported to Saint Joseph’s. Based on the initial investigation, according to the report, the victim had suffered the non-fatal gunshot wound at approximately 3:30 in the earlier shooting.

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 tips@passaiccountynj.org or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.