Search for suspect in police-involved shooting in Paterson

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- Detectives in New Jersey are searching for a suspect in a police-involved shooting.

It happened late Wednesday afternoon at North 5th and Jefferson streets in Paterson.

Investigators say as officers approached three men one of them pulled out a gun.

One officer opened fire at the suspect, but did not hit him.

The gunman then escaped on foot.

A gun was recovered at the scene.
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