A Passaic City man is in critical condition after he was shot during a dispute at a house party early Sunday morning on 12th Avenue in Paterson, according to police.
Police said the 31-year-old victim sustained a gunshot wound to the abdomen when a dispute erupted inside the residence on 12th Avenue and Rosa Parks Boulevard at about 12:25 a.m. In the escalating argument, a male produced a firearm, fired, and struck the victim, said police.
The victim was taken to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical for medical care. He is in critical, but stable condition, said police.
Police said the investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is being asked to contact detectives Francisco Brito or Salvatore Marotta of the Ceasefire Unit at 973-322-1342. Send information without revealing your identity through PatersonPD.com.