Man shot on Market Street in Paterson

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PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 1:28 a.m. on June 23, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Market Street and Seeley Street in Paterson, New Jersey on a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, police located a 48-year-old male Hackensack, New Jersey resident who sustained a non-fatal gunshot wound. ‘The victim was immediately transported to Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey for treatment.

Based upon the initial investigation, it was determined that the victim was standing in the area of Market Street and Seeley Street when he was struck by gunfire. A potential crime scene was located in that area. The investigation remains active and ongoing. More information will be released once it becomes available.

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