Members of the Paterson Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at the intersection of Park Avenue and Carroll Street at approximately 7:33 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene but did not find a victim.
Shortly after, a 24-year-old male resident of Paterson arrived at St. Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds. The victim, whose identity has not been released, is currently in critical condition.
Authorities are urging anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. The investigation is ongoing.