A city man was wounded in a shooting in the area of North 7th and Jefferson streets early Saturday morning.
The victim, 22-year-old, was shot in the hand, police said. Police said the wounded victim flagged down a patrol unit on Haledon Avenue at around 1:20 a.m. The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment, police said.
“Initial investigation indicates that the victim was in the area of North 7th and Jefferson Streets when he was shot by an unknown suspect,” Patrick Murray, head of the Ceasefire Unit, said.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives Rolando Polio or Edgar Torres of the Paterson Police Ceasfire Unit at 973-321-1342. Information can be forwarded anonymously via Paterson Police website at PatersonPD.com.