The police arrested a man while responding to report of a shooting on Madison Avenue on Friday night, according to public safety director Jerry Speziale.
Jermaine Williams, 33, of Paterson, has been charged with weapons offenses. He allegedly had a loaded Ruger .357 magnum revolver.
Police arrived at the intersection of Madison and 11th avenues on report of a shooting at around 9:25 p.m. They were provided a description of the suspect.
Williams matched the description. Police canvassed the area and observed him enter a business on 10th Avenue near East 27th Street.
Detectives entered the business and arrested Williams. He had the loaded weapon in his possession. His weapon is being sent to state police lab for analysis.
Williams is being held at the Passaic County Jail pending a hearing.