SHOOTING IN AREA OF REDWOOD AVENUE AND TOTOWA AVENUE IN PATERSON
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 12:11 p.m. on May 1, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Redwood Avenue and Totowa Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of a shooting.
Upon arrival members of the Paterson Police Department located evidence of a crime scen e a n d began to search the area for a victim. The victim was located in a residence in the area of Redwood Avenue and Totowa Avenue in Paterson, New Jersey. The 44-year-old male Paterson resident sustained a non-fatal gunshot graze wound and was treated by Paterson Fire personnel after refusing transport to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center.
Based on the initial investigation it appears the victim was located inside the residence and was struck by a projectile that entered the residence.
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 email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.
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