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27-year-old man shot and killed in Staten Island

Posted at 2:48 AM, Apr 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-05 09:04:53-04

STAPLETON, Staten Island – Police say a man was fatally shot outside a Staten Island liquor store late Tuesday.

Officers responded to a 911 call of a male shot in front of 227 Broad St. around 10:45 p.m., police said. They found 27-year-old Gurley Johnson with gunshot wounds to his torso and took him to the hospital, where he died.

A person of interest, a 25-year-old man, was taken in custody. A firearm was recovered at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.