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.
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 email@example.com or to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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