PATERSON, NJ - A Friday shooting that sent a 26-year-old Paterson man to the hospital with gunshot wounds is under investigation, according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora.
In a statement, the law enforcement officials said that the incident took place at approximately 8:36 p.m. in the area of Hopper Street. Members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area on a report of shots fired and, once on scene, located the victim who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.
The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson by Paterson Fire Department EMS for treatment.
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 email@example.com or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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