23-year-old Paterson man shot on Mercer Street | Paterson Times

23-year-old Paterson man shot on Mercer Street


A city man was injured in a shooting outside of School 10 on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities.

The victim, 23-year-old, was shot on Mercer Street at around 4:20 p.m., according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

Police received report of more than half-dozen shots fired in the area of 48 Mercer Street. Officers located a crime scene, but could not find a victim.

Moments later, the victim arrived at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Authorities said police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

  • John

    It seems like.every shooting article here states the police responding police couldn't locate the perp/victim. Wonder why? Perhaps because Paterson Police is in effective?