Four people were hurt, including a 14-year-old and a 17-year-old, in a shooting on Mercer Street late Wednesday night, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police responded to report of a shooting on Mercer and Franklin streets at around 11:40 p.m. A short time later four victims arrived at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for gunshot wounds.
Authorities said a 20-year-old Paterson man and a 20-year-old Paterson woman were injured in the shooting. A 14-year-old and a 17-year-old were also struck by gunfire.
All are being treated for non-fatal gunshot wounds, authorities said.
Police haven’t released information about the circumstances that led to the shooting. Authorities said the investigation remains active and ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at 1-877-370-PCPO or firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.