A teenager was hurt in a shooting on Temple Street late Friday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The victim, 17-year-old, was wounded when shots were fired on Temple and Matlock streets. Police arrived at the scene at 4:26 p.m. after receiving report of a shooting in the area.
Police found a crime scene, but no victims. A little later, police located the victim on North Main and Jefferson streets. He was rushed to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.
The victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds. His injuries are not fatal, police said.
Authorities continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.