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Second Overnight Shooting in Paterson Injured 26-Year-Old Man

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Jefferson Street and North Main Street in Paterson on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, responding officers discovered evidence of a crime scene, but no victim was located.

Police say a short time later, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 26-year-old male Paterson resident had arrived at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

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 tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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