Paterson rings in July with another gunshot victim

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PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 6:56 p.m. on July 1, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 30-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound. The victim is currently in critical condition.

A potential crime scene was found in the area of Godwin Avenue and Auburn Street in Paterson, New Jersey. 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.

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