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Authorities have identified Ahmed J. Coon as the 40-year-old man fatally shot Thursday morning in the Broadway-Memorial neighborhood.

Coon, possibly the victim of gang violence, police said, was shot on Mohr Avenue a few doors away from where he lived on the first block of Mohr at about 8 a.m.

He died shortly after being transported to Erie County Medical Center.

As the investigation continues, police Friday asked that anyone with information call or text the department’s confidential TIP-CALL line at 847-2255 or submit information via the “Report a Tip” function on the department’s website, www.bpdny.org.

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