Man fatally shot in head in East Harlem: NYPD

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EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — A man is dead after being shot in the head in East Harlem Friday, police said.

At around 4 p.m., officers responded to a report of an assault at West 111th Street and 5th Avenue. When they arrived, they found a man, 32, with the gunshot wound to his head.

The man was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing. The identity of the victim is pending family notification.

Submit tips to police by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477), visiting crimestoppers.nypdonline.org, downloading the NYPD Crime Stoppers mobile app, or texting 274637 (CRIMES) then entering TIP577. Spanish-speaking callers are asked to dial 1-888-57-PISTA (74782).

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