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.