Paterson man turns himself into police, charged in killing of beloved street vendor

Sunday, May 12, 2024
Paterson man charged in killing of beloved street vendor
A Paterson, NJ man has turned himself into police for the killing of a beloved street vendor.

PASSAIC COUNTY, Paterson -- A suspect is in custody for the murder of a street vendor last week in Paterson.

Police say 39-year-old Jimmy Mercedes turned himself in.

Investigators have not given a motive or explained his connection to the victim, Daryle Robinson.

The 62-year-old was shot multiple times last Sunday.

He died in the hospital on Tuesday.

If Mercedes is convicted of the killing he faces up to 30 years in prison.

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