PATERSON, NJ - A 34-year-old Paterson man arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound overnight, touching off an investigation into his shooting, authorities have said.
According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, a preliminary investigation reveals that shooting took place in the area of 12th Avenue and East 24th Street.
The shooting took place less than 36 hours after a man was shot and killed, and another injured, just blocks from Eastside High School.
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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