A teenager was shot several times early Friday near Jefferson Street, according to the Paterson Police Department.
The victim, 15-year-old, was shot multiple times, and left wounded near the intersection of Jefferson and North 3rd Streets. Police responded to the scene after receiving an alert that shots were fired in the area at around 12:27 a.m. on Friday.
“On arrival officers discovered a male juvenile with multiple gunshot wounds to his body,” according to the department.
The youth was rushed to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment, where he is undergoing surgery.