Prosecutors: Man slain in Jersey City shooting

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JERSEY CITY -

A man was killed when gunfire rang out overnight in Jersey City.

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office says the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Saturday in the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Orient Avenue.

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A man in his 40s was shot, and was later pronounced dead, according to officials.

Further information on the victim or possible suspects has not been released at this time.

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