15-year-old shot in Paterson in critical condition

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PATERSON, NJ – A 15-year-old boy shot in Paterson remains in critical condition.

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 1:35 a.m. on July 14, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were advised that a 15-year-old juvenile arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound. At this time, no crime scene has been located. The victim is in critical condition.

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.