Authorities identify man fatally shot in Long Branch

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LONG BRANCH -

The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office has identified the man who was shot and killed in Long Branch late Sunday night.

Long Branch resident Hector Mejia was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. Sunday.

Authorities say that police were called at 11:41 p.m. after a woman reported that a man was lying on the bridge of a home on the 100 block of Liberty Street and was not waking up.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone who may have any information about the crime should contact Monmouth County Detective Adam Hess at 800-533-7443 or Long Branch Police Detective Todd Coleman at 732-222-1000.

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