Passaic County Prosecutor & Paterson Police Seek Public’s Assistance After Tuesday Shooting

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora have announced that at approximately 2:51 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 28-year-old male, 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 28-year-old male Paterson resident was in the area of Carroll Street and 12th Avenue when an unknown actor approached and fired a handgun in the victim’s direction.

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 our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or, or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.


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