Police Investigate After Man Gunned Down in New Jersey

Police are investigating after a man was shot to death Monday morning in Irvington, New Jersey.

The victim, identified as Tavaris L. Payne, was found unresponsive by police responding to a shooting call shortly after midnight on Lyons Avenue.

Payne was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:46 a.m., police said.

The Essex Country Prosecutor's Major Crime Task Force, including detectives from the Irvington Police Department, are investigating the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 877-847-7432.

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