Prosecutors: Paterson man accused of murder surrenders to police

Prosecutors say Jimmy Mercedes, 39, was charged with murder for fatally shooting Daryle Robinson on May 5 near Broadway and East 24th Street.

Lanette Espy

May 13, 2024, 12:02 PM

Updated 13 days ago

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A Paterson man was arrested after surrendering to police in connection to a homicide investigation last week in Paterson.
Passaic County prosecutors say Jimmy Mercedes, 39, was charged with first-degree murder for fatally shooting Daryle Robinson on May 5 near Broadway and East 24th Street.
Robinson was shot multiple times and was transported to the hospital. He died two days after the shooting.
Mercedes was charged with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and certain person not to possess a weapon. He now awaits a pre-trial hearing.
First degree murder has a sentencing range of 30 years to life imprisonment. Second degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and second degree unlawful possession of a weapon both have a sentencing range of 5 to 10 years in prison with 42 months to be served before parole eligibility in accordance with the Graves Act. Second degree certain person not to possess a weapon has a sentencing range of 5 to 10 years in prison with five years to be served before parole eligibility.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office at 1-877-370-PCPO or tips@passaiccountynj.org or contact the Paterson Police Shooting Investigation Unit at 973-321-1342.


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