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A 37-year-old Niagara Falls man is dead after being shot outside his home early today.

Niagara Falls police officers who were called to the scene of the shooting at 4:52 a.m. found Joseph Medley Sr. lying on the ground in the 1300 block of Ashland Avenue. Medley had suffered a gunshot wound to his upper body and was pronounced dead at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center a short time later.

Niagara Falls Police Department detectives this afternoon had no further information regarding a motive or suspects in the shooting. The department is asking that anyone with information about the case call 286-4553.