A 33-year-old man from Paterson was fatally shot early Friday morning.
Paterson Police Department officers responded to a shooting report at around 12:44 a.m. near the intersection of Park Avenue and Straight Street. Upon arrival, they discovered the victim with a gunshot wound.
The man, whose identity was not immediately released, was rushed to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. Despite medical efforts, he was pronounced deceased at the hospital.
Authorities have confirmed that the investigation into the shooting is active and ongoing. No suspects have been named, and the motive behind the shooting remains unclear.
The Paterson Police Department is urging anyone with information to come forward and assist in the investigation. Call 973-321-1120.