One dead in early morning shooting in Manhattan

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NYPD police investigation - File Photo
NYPD police investigation - File Photo

NEW YORK, NY – Residents in the Hamilton Heights section of Upper Manhattan were woken by gunfire early Sunday morning. According to the New York City Police Department, a thirty-something-year-old man was shot and killed at 140 Street and Broadway at around 3 am.

Five suspects are being sought by the New York City Police Department for questioning in the shooting.

Detectives investigating the incident aid the man died from a gunshot wound to the chest. He was rushed to Harlem Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man’s identity was not released by the NYPD. A spokesperson for the department said two of the suspects had guns. They fled the scene before the police arrived.

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