PATERSON, NJ - A 25-year-old Paterson was shot in the early hours of Saturday law enforcement has reported.

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald, members of the Paterson Police Department responded to the area of Hillman Street on a report of shots fired at approximately 2:30 a.m. 

Upon being located in the area of Bergen Street the victim was transported to St Joseph’s Regional Medical Center by Paterson Fire Department EMS for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound. 

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 or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.