20-year-old man fatally shot in the back

Police are investigating the shooting death of a Jersey City man in what cops are saying was a targeted attack.

A 20-year-old man was walking with his girlfriend on Clerk Street at 6 a.m. Saturday when he was shot in the back with a shotgun, police say.

He was killed in front of an abandoned building that had been marked by gangs.

Neighbors say shootings are becoming more frequent in the neighborhood.

Anyone with information should contact the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office at (201) 915-1345.

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