PATERSON, N.J. — Police are investigating after a New Jersey man was found shot to death in a backyard on Monday morning.

Paterson police say 20-year-old Dante Whyte was found around 8 a.m. after a resident alerted police. The Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office says Whyte had multiple gunshot wounds.

The investigation was still ongoing Tuesday. Police are investigating the shooting as a suspected homicide.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office.

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