Man shot by bicyclist in Paterson

PATERSON - Police in Paterson are looking for a bicyclist who they say shot a pedestrian early this morning.

Police say the 30-year-old victim was walking near the intersection of Lawrence and Mercer streets in the city's Fourth Ward when he was approached by a male on a bicycle. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and fired multiple shots at the victim, striking him several times, according to police.

The victim was able to flag down a city cab and the driver transported him to St. Joseph's Medical Center.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Paterson Police Ceasefire Unit at 973-321-1342, or the Paterson police anonymous tips line at 973-523-TIPS.

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