15-year-old in critical condition after being shot in Paterson | Paterson Times

15-year-old in critical condition after being shot in Paterson


A juvenile is in critical condition after being shot early Wednesday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The victim, 15-year-old, arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a gunshot wound at around 1:35 a.m. Authorities said the victim is in critical condition at the hospital.

It’s not clear where the victim was shot. At this time no crime scene has been located, authorities said.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

  • J. Brown.

    Someone Shot in Paterson! (Again)

  • Paterson Resident

    I wrote yesterday. The paterson leaders aren't pro-active. They are reactive

    • J. Brown.

      Inactive is more like it.

  • John

    When will Patersonian hold this Mayor and Police Chief accountable. These are record breaking numbers. WAKE UP STUPID PATERSONIANS

    • Mike Corleone

      Not for nothing John, but people have to be held accountable for their own actions.

  • Chino Vargas

    15 years old at 1am at a drugs and gun infested street,,,poor kid right,put their parents in jail for child negligence,Paterson the next Chicago and the elected officials dont give a s@%t!!! Wake up Paterson .

    • LeSabre

      Exactly. What was he doing out at 1:30 am, when they know the streets are dangerous.