Police: Fatal shooting suspect arrested

Investigators say 83-year-old John Wisse shot his downstairs tenant, Gerald Velardi, after an argument.

Investigators say 83-year-old John Wisse shot his downstairs tenant, Gerald Velardi, after an argument.

Investigators say 83-year-old John Wisse shot his downstairs tenant, Gerald Velardi, after an argument. (8/30/15)

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS - Police say they have arrested a suspect in a fatal shooting in Hasbrouck Heights.

Investigators say 83-year-old John Wisse shot his downstairs tenant, Gerald Velardi, after an argument.

The shooting happened Saturday on Passaic Street.

Police found Wisse on the second floor of the home with a .38-caliber handgun.

Wisse is now charged with aggravated manslaughter.

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