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Man Shot in the Leg in Paterson

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 8:36 p.m. on Friday, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Hopper Street Paterson on a report of a shots fired.

Police say upon arrival officers located a 26-year-old male Paterson resident who had sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson for treatment.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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