A man was fatally shot tonight in the Marion section.

According to radio reports, at approximately 9:10 p.m. police responded to a report of shots fired in the vicinity of J&J Grocery at at 78 Dales Ave.

There they found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest.

The man was rushed to Jersey City Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services and was pronounced dead at 9:40 p.m.

A handgun was recovered from the victim at the scene. One shell casing was recovered near 81 Dales Ave.

The Hudson County Prosecutor and Medical Examiner were notified.