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News Update: Man Killed Waiting Outside Wake of Another Murder Victim

By JOE MALINCONICO / PATERSONPRESS.COM

February 1, 2013 at 10:45 AM

PATERSON, NJ – A 25-year-old man from West New York was fatally wounded Thursday night while waiting for his girlfriend at the wake of a Paterson woman found dead in Newark last weekend, according to a story on northjersey.com.

The victim, Conrad Bishop, was alone in his car near the corner Market and E. 29th streets when he was shot multiple times, police said. Bishop was able to get out of the vehicle and run for help, before he collapsed on the street outside Martinez Funeral Home at 747 Market Street, police said.

Inside the funeral home, his girlfriend had been attending the wake of Chrismely A. Hidalgo, the northjersey.com story said. Authorities in Essex County say Hidalgo was found strangled to death on January 27 near a highway ramp in Newark's South Ward.

The northjersey.com story said Bishop's female friend was leaving Hidalgo's wake when she found him lying in the street outside the funeral home.

Paterson police officers and an ambulance service from the city’s fire department responded to the scene and began to render aide, but Bishop died from his wounds at the emergency room at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, police said.

The killing is being investigated by Paterson police detectives and Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office detectives.

Bishop is the second person killed in Paterson this year.

Authorities are asking anyone with information please contact the Paterson Police Department Detective Bureau at 973-321-1120, and speak with one of the detectives working the investigation Det. Sgt. Dave Scialla, Det. Ralph Fermin, Det. Roberto Mercado, Det. Brendan Stapleton, or Det. Marco Alliano of the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.