A teenager was wounded in a shooting on Jefferson Street early Thursday evening, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Authorities said the 18-year-old man was struck by gunfire at around 8:17 p.m. outside of 57 Jefferson Street.
Police arrived on report of gunfire in the area, but could not locate a victim. Shortly thereafter, a police officer located the victim traveling in a vehicle on North 1st Street.
The victim was escorted to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment, authorities said.
Detectives continue to investigate the incident.
Authorities are asking anyone with information to call 1-877-370-PCPO or email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.