A city man was wounded in a shooting on Jefferson Street late Tuesday afternoon, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
The victim, 19-year-old, was struck by gunfire in the area of Jefferson Street and Garfield Avenue at around 5:24 p.m.
Police located the victim suffering from non-fatal gunshot wounds. He was rushed to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.
The victim is in critical condition, police said.
Authorities continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.