PATERSON, NJ - An individual was shot in the face Tuesday afternoon at about 2:50 p.m. in the area of 10th Ave. and E. 26th St.

Paterson Police Patrol units were dispatched to a report of shots fired in the area. On arrival, officers found a shooting victim on the ground with a gunshot wound to the face. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Any person with any information pertaining to this shooting is asked to contact Cease-Fire Detectives Carlos Charon, Rolando Polio or Rick Ferreira at (973) 321-1342. To provide information anonymously, utilize the TIPS hotline, that number is (973) 523-TIPS (8477).