Drive-by shooting left 17-year old wounded in Paterson

In Paterson a 17-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting as he walked on a city street Thursday afternoon, police said.

The teen whom is a city resident, was walking between Hamilton and Godwin avenues, on Auburn Street, around 12:25 p.m. when someone fired at him from a moving dark colored vehicle, according to Detective Lt. Patrick Murray, head of the Ceasefire Unit.

He was hit in the shoulder and listed in stable condition at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Murray said in a statement. Additional details were not given.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective Christopher Ravallese or Prosecutor’s Detective Michael Boone of the police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342 or text an anonymous tip to 274637.

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