PATERSON, NJ - Police have identified Marco Bishop, 42, Paterson, as the victim in a shooting that took place in the early hours of Thursday in the area of 968 East 25th Street.

As previously reported, police officers responded to the scene on a report of a deceased male lying in the street. Upon their arrival, they found Bishop with an apparent gunshot wound lying face down in the street, where he was pronounced dead.

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