Smoke shop Jersey City

Updated 12:42 p.m.

A North Carolina man was killed early this morning in a Greenville smoke shop.

According to a spokesperson for the Hudson County Prosecutor, 23-year-old Khalil King of Fayetteville, North Carolina was shot inside the smoke shop, which is located at 152 Danforth Avenue.

Police were first alerted to the shooting at 12 midnight. When police arrived, they found King unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

ABC news published a video of investigators at the scene at 12:30 a.m.

The killing would represent Jersey City’s fifth homicide of the year.

No arrests have been made at this time. Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact the Office of the Hudson County Prosecutor at 201-915-1345 or to leave an anonymous tip. All information will be kept confidential.

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