23-Year Old Paterson Female Shot in Drive By on Sunday Afternoon

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office has released the following information regarding this afternoon’s drive by shooting in Paterson:

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 2:18 p.m. this afternoon, Sunday, March 28, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 23-year-old female Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.

Based on the preliminary investigation it is believed the 23-year-old female Paterson resident was walking in the area of 20th Avenue and State Street in Paterson when an unknown vehicle drove by and an occupant discharged several rounds striking the victim.

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 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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