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Man fatally shot in Manhattan, person of interest sought

EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are looking for a person they believe is a person of interest in the death of man in East Harlem in Thursday.

Police are searching for a person of interest in the death of another man in East Harlem

Police responded to a call about a man assaulted in front of the East River Houses on East 105 Street.

When they arrived, they found 26-year-old Dwight Pitman with a gunshot in the torso. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police released a photo Saturday of a man considered a person of interest.

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