PATERSON, NJ - An investigation is underway into the shooting of a juvenile on Sunday.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora the incident took place at approximately 1:08 p.m. in the area of Sherman and Union Avenue.

Upon arrival at the scene police located a the victim who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. 

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The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center 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 tips@passaiccountynj.org or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.