2 people wounded in Paterson shooting | Paterson Times

2 people wounded in Paterson shooting


A shooting on Hamilton Avenue late Thursday afternoon left two people with gunshot wounds, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

A 29-year-old Paterson man and a 43-year-old Belford resident were struck by gunfire at around 5:40 p.m. on Hamilton Avenue and Auburn Street.

Police located the 29-year-old victim at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment. A short time later, police were notified that the second victim had arrived at the hospital seeking treatment for a gunshot wound.

Both victims sustained non-fatal injuries, authorities said.

The investigation remains active and ongoing, authorities said. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.