A man from Woodland Park was injured in a shooting in Paterson early Saturday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The victim, 36-year-old, was in the area of Summer Street and Broadway at around 4:03 a.m. when he was struck by gunfire.
Police arrived at the scene on report of a shooting, but could not locate a victim or crime scene. A short time later, police were informed a Passaic County Sheriff’s patrol vehicle was following a private car that was taking the victim to Saint Joseph’s Medical Center for treatment.
The victim is being treated for a non-fatal gunshot wound, police said.
Police continue to investigate the incident and ask anyone with information to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.