A city woman was wounded in the leg on Temple Street early Tuesday morning, according to the Paterson Police Department.
The victim, 28-year-old, sustained a gunshot wound to the leg at around 2:15 a.m. in the area of Temple and North 7th streets.
Police believe a male suspect shot the victim and fled the scene on foot.
The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional medical Center by private vehicle for treatment, police said.
Police said the victim is in stable condition.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Detective Rolando Polio or Prosecutor’s Detective Michael Boone of the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. Information can also be forwarded anonymously to detectives through PatersonPD.com.