Two men were shot — one remains in critical condition at a hospital — in separate incidents in Paterson on Friday night.
The first shooting occurred at around 10:42 p.m. in the area of East 23rd Street and 4th Avenue, where the Paterson Police Department responded to a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers found a 30-year-old male Paterson resident suffering from non-fatal gunshot wounds. He was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment.
Less than an hour later, at approximately 11:32 p.m., the Paterson Police Department responded to another report of a shooting in the area of Main Street and Ward Street. They found a 40-year-old male Paterson resident suffering from multiple non-fatal gunshot wounds. The victim was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, where he remains in critical condition.
Anyone with information about the incidents is urged to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.