PATERSON, NJ - Law enforcement officials are again investigating an overnight shooting that sent a 34-year-old Paterson man to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound early Wednesday.
According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that the victim had arrived at the hospital at approximately 1:41 a.m.
Based on the initial investigation it is believed the shooting took place in the area of West Broadway and Belmont Avenue.
A similar scenario played out in the early hours of Tuesday when two gunshot victims, one a teenager, also arrived at Saint Joseph’s with gunshot wounds they are said to have received when they were struck by bullets in the area of Godwin Ave and Straight Street at approximately 12:41 a.m.
Two Paterson teenagers were also struck by gunfire in the area of East 18th and Governor Street late Sunday. One of those victims, 17, was reported to be in critical condition.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about any of these incidents to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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