Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 3:32 a.m. on August 29, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to the area of Main Street and Weiss 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 23-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey seeking treatment for a non-fatal gunshot wound.
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 email@example.com or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342