PATERSON, NJ - A second overnight shooting sent a 34-year-old Paterson man to Saint Joseph’s Health Wayne Medical Center for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound early Sunday, law enforcement officials have reported.

Earlier on Sunday the same officials announced that another 34-year-old man was shot in the area of Carroll Street at approximately 9:40 p.m.

The second incident is said to have taken place in the area of East 23rd Street at approximately 1:25 a.m. where, according to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, responding officers found evidence of a crime scene before being advised that the victim had arrived at the Wayne facility.

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Both incidents are under investigation.

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.

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