PATERSON, NJ- A Paterson man found shot earlier this month was subsequently arrested by the Paterson Police after an investigation conducted in conjunction with the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office concluded the wounds were self-inflicted.

According to a report released today, Dinnick Mahoney, 23, has been charged with Unlawful Possession of a Sawed-Off Shotgun and Certain Person Not to Have Weapons. If convicted, Mahoney faces up to ten years in New Jersey State Prison. 

The Passaic County Prosecutor's Office asks anyone with information about this incident to contact them at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org. The Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit can also be contacted at 973-321-1342.