Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora announce that at approximately 7:41 p.m. on September 20, 2021, members of the Paterson Police Department were notified that a 34-year-old male Paterson resident arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey via private vehicle for treatment of a non-fatal gunshot wound.
Based on the initial investigation, a lone gunman shot the victim, who was in the area of Straight Street and Lafayette Street in Paterson, New Jersey.
A potential crime scene was located in that area. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342. For media inquiries concerning this incident, contact Senior Assistant Prosecutor In-Charge Jennifer Fetterman of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office at email@example.com or at (973) 881-4811.