A 30-year-old man was injured in a shooting incident on Friday evening, according to authorities.
Police responded to a call at approximately 7:02 p.m. near the intersection of Market Street and Madison Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers found the victim, a resident of Paterson, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center for treatment. The injury was reported as non-fatal.
Law enforcement officials secured the area and identified a potential crime scene nearby. The circumstances leading up to the shooting remain unclear, and detectives are actively investigating the incident.
The Paterson Police Shooting Investigation Unit is handling the case and has urged anyone with information to come forward. Witnesses or individuals with relevant knowledge are encouraged to contact the unit at 973-321-1342.
Correction: The incident previously reported as happening on Thanksgiving Day actually occurred on Friday. We apologize for the error and have updated the article.