PATERSON, NJ- An unidentified man was found shot to death along the bank of the Passaic River Saturday, law enforcement officials have announced. 

According to Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes and Paterson Police Chief Ibrahim Baycora police officers responded to Pennington Park at approximately 9:37 am in response to a report of a body found in the Park near the Passaic River.

Upon their arrival, the officers discovered the deceased male victim who had suffered apparent gunshot wounds lying on the riverbank.

The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office asks anyone with additional information about this incident to contact them on their tips line at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or to contact the Paterson Police Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120.