PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – An 18-year-old Paterson woman was struck and wounded by a stray bullet as she walked with two family members and a small child, according to officials.
The woman, whose name was not disclosed, was near the corner of Arch and North Main streets when the shots rang out just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday. She was struck in the left hip and remained hospitalized Sunday in stable condition with a non life-threatening gunshot wound.
Authorities do not believe the woman was the target of the gunfire, but they have not yet determined what sparked the shooting.
No other injuries were reported.
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