21-year-old shot in Paterson

PATERSON, NJ – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 4:50 p.m. on August 4, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were notified that a 21-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey via private vehicle for treatment of a nonfatal gunshot wound.

A crime scene was located in the area of Hamilton Avenue and Summer Street in Paterson. 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