PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) -- Police in New Jersey are investigating the fatal shooting of a bodega owner in Paterson.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired Friday night at the Ellison Mini Market on Ellison Street.
They found its owner, 64-year-old Jose Tavarez, with a gunshot wound.
He was rushed to the hospital but did not survive.
Regular customers at the bodega were stunned to learn of his murder.
Police search for gunman after fatal shooting of Paterson bodega owner