A 24-year-old Wayne man was wounded in an early Thursday morning shooting that followed a physical altercation, according to police director Jerry Speziale.
Police said the dispute between the two men started at 3:30 a.m. on Clinton and North 6th Streets. It escalated into a physical altercation, said police. The suspect produced a handgun and fired at the victim striking him in the leg.
The victim’s two associates took him to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for medical care.
Police said the investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives Edgar Torres or Rolando Polio of the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.