A shooting was reported in Paterson early Thursday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.
Police responded to the area of 9th Avenue and East 24th Street at around 12:29 a.m., following a report of gunfire. Upon arrival, they found an 18-year-old male from Saddle Brook, New Jersey who had been shot.
The victim was rushed to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment of non-fatal gunshot wounds. The investigation into the incident remains active and ongoing, with more information to be released as it becomes available.
Anyone who has information about the shooting is urged to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.