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Cops: 31-year-old man fatally shot in the head outside NYC shelter; no arrests


NEW YORK — Police say a 31-year-old New York City man has been fatally shot outside a shelter.

Officers say Rashaun Nicholson was shot in the head at about 7:10 p.m. Sunday on Manhattan's lower east side. They say his body was found outside a shelter near a public housing complex.

Police say Nicholson had an address near the shelter and don't believe he resided there.

Police say emergency workers responding to the scene pronounced Nicholson dead upon arrival.

No arrests have been made.

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