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Paterson man shot while walking on East 28th Street

A city man walking on East 28th Street was shot early Sunday morning, according to the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

The victim, 21-year-old, was walking in the area of East 28th Street and 8th Avenue. A vehicle approached and an occupant began firing at the victim at around 1:04 a.m.

The victim suffered a non-fatal gunshot wound. He is the third person shot in Paterson over the past 24 hours.

Police continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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