PATERSON, N.J. -- A 26-year-old man told Paterson police he was grazed in the head by a bullet after a group accosted him near a city park.
Detectives were investigating the shooting, which the victim said occurred just before 5 p.m. Wednesday near the basketball courts at Montgomery Park, Police Director Jerry Speziale said.
City firefighters found him after responding to a call of an injured person at a Harrison Street home, Speziale said.
Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to contact Detective Michael Quinones or Passaic County Prosecutor’s Detective Ricardo Ferreira of the Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342 . Information can also be forwarded anonymously at @ patersonpd.com.