Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Passaic Police Chief Luis A. Guzman have announced that at approximately 6:56 p.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2021, members of the Passaic Police Department responded to the area of 4th Street and Passaic Street in Passaic, New Jersey on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival members of the Passaic Police Department located a 23-year old male Paterson resident who sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. The victim was immediately transported to St. Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson for treatment. A potential crime scene was subsequently located in the area.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Passaic Police Department at 973-365-3900.