Investigation Continues Following Second Shooting Sunday in Paterson

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                                                                                                                        SHOOTING IN AREA OF 17 TH AVENUE AND PENNINGTON STREET IN PATERSON
Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora
announce that at approximately 10:29 p.m. on June 20, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Park Avenue and Pennington Street in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of shots fired.
Upon arrival, members of the Paterson Police Department, located evidence of a crime
scene in the area of 17th  Avenue and Pennington Street, but were unable to locate a
victim.
A short time later, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 26-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in
Paterson via private vehicle seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.
Based upon the initial investigation, it was determined that the victim was shot in the area of 17th Avenue and Pennington Street.   The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released on as it becomes available.
The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks any one with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tipsline at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.