Police & Fire

Shooting On Totowa Ave Near Paterson Ave Sends a 16 Year Old to the Hospital


Paterson, NJ - The City of Paterson Police Department Special Investigations Division issued a Press Release. 

Non-Fatal Shooting Incident 

Date of Incident : Saturday 5/13/17

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Time of Incident : 8:15 pm 

Location: Totowa Avenue near Paterson Avenue 

Victim : 16 year old male 

Injury : Gunshot Wound Torso 

Condition : Stable 

On Saturday 5/13/17, at approximately 8:15 pm, Paterson Police patrol units responded to the area of Totowa and Paterson Avenues on a reported shooting.  On arrival officers located a 16 year old male with a gunshot wound to the torso.  The victim was transported to Saint Joseph's Regional Medical Center for treatment, and is currently in stable condition.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Rolando Polio or Detective Edgar Torres of the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. Information can also be forwarded anonymously by accessing the Paterson Police website at patersonpd.com


"This matter is under investigation by the special investigations unit to determine the root cause, which I am confident in their abilities."


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