Man found shot to death near Lower Manhattan police precinct

November 10, 2013 12:08:53 PM PST
Police are investigating a fatal shooting early Sunday morning in Lower Manhattan, just steps away from the 5th Police Precinct.

At about 4:15 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a man shot in front of Smith Houses at 15 St. James Place.

Officers discovered a 30-year old man with gunshot wounds to the torso. He was taken to New York Downtown Hospital and pronounced dead on arrival.

The victim's identity has not yet been released. So far there are no arrests.