2 Jersey City Men Shot in Paterson Early Saturday Morning

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An early morning shooting on Saturday in Paterson apparently involves two, Jersey City victims.  According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora, at approximately 2:10 this morning, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Market Street and Cianci Street in Paterson on a report of shots fired.

Upon arriving, police located a potential crime scene, but no victim was found.  A short time later, the Paterson Police Department was notified that a 30-year-old, Jersey City male resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson via a private vehicle.  He was seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

A short time later police were notified that a second victim, identified as a 28-year-old male from Jersey City arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.

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