Teenager Shot in Paterson Sunday Night

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                                                                                                                      SHOOTING IN AREA OF MERCER STREET AND WARREN STREET IN PATERSON 

NEW JERSEY: September 6, 2021  Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 9:53 p.m. on Sunday, September 5, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Mercer Street and Warren Street in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police located a potential crime scene but were unable to locate a victim. Shortly thereafter, police were advised that a 16-year-old juvenile arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey via private vehicle seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.

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.