Note: This story has been updated here.

A man gunned down in the Heights last night has died, according to radio reports.

The shooting took place in vicinity of 1140 Summit Avenue at approximately 9:40 p.m.

The man, who was shot and the back, “was bleeding pretty good” according to an officer on the scene. 

Shell casings were discovered in front of 1146 and 1147 Summit Avenue.

An officer reported that witnesses saw “bits and pieces” of the incident.

A witness reported seeing a gray vehicle fleeing northbound on Summit Avenue.

The man was taken to Jersey City City Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. He died a short time later.

Authorities have not released the man’s name.

The man’s death would mark the second homicide of the year.