PATERSON, N.J. -- A 16-year-old boy was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot in the upper leg Friday night, authorities said.
Detectives were investigating the 6:15 p.m. shooting on Auburn Street near Broadway, Police Director Jerry Speziale said Saturday morning.
The victim was taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center in Paterson, he said.
Speziale asked that anyone with information that could help find the shooter contact city Detective Rolando Polio or Passaic County Prosecutor's Detective Michael Boone of the Ceasefire Unit at (973) 321-1342.
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