UPDATE: Paterson Homicide Victim Identified

Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Troy Oswald announced that the victim of the homicide which occurred near 968 East 25th Street in the City of Paterson has been identified as Mr. Marco Bishop, 42, from Paterson.

According to officials, on May 16, at approximately 1:32 a.m, police officers responded to the area of 968 East 25th Street in the City of Paterson in response to a report of a deceased male lying in the street.

Upon their arrival, reports say that the officers discovered Mr. Bishop with an apparent gunshot wound lying face down in the street, where he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Investigators are seeking the assistance of the public with any information they may have regarding this homicide.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Paterson Police Department ask anyone with additional information about this incident to contact us on our tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact Sgt. Jack DeSalvo or Det. Sebastian Gomez of the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.