Police continue to investigate double shooting in Paterson

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PATERSON, NEW JERSEY – Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Bert Ribeiro announced that on March 7, 2023, at approximately 11:10 p.m., members of the Paterson Police Department were dispatched to 12th Avenue and Straight Street on a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a potential crime scene but no victims were found.

Shortly thereafter, a 38-year-old male from Paterson, NJ, and a 39-year-old male from Mount Holly, NJ, arrived at Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, NJ via private vehicle, seeking treatment for non-fatal gunshot wounds.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office urges anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org, or reach out to the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342.

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