A 25-year-old city man arrived at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center late Thursday night with a gunshot wound to the arm, according to police.
Police said the victim, who was uncooperative and evasive in answering questions, stated he was shot while walking past a group of people on 17th Avenue at about 11:30 p.m. He told police he heard gunshots and was struck in the arm.
The victim told police he was transported to the hospital by a friend. He was dropped off a block away from the hospital, said police.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information is being urged to contact detectives Rolando Polio or Michael Boone of the Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. Anonymously submit information via PatersonPD.com.