Man shot dead in Monroe

Monroe police said they are pursuing leads in the fatal shooting of a man on East Hudson Street early Saturday but have made no arrests.

Responding to a call of a possible assault, police found a man later identified as Carrol Willis Griffin of Monroe dead from at least one gunshot wound.

He was found shortly before 1 a.m. near a vehicle in a parking area in the 500 block, police said.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Union County Crime Stoppers at 704-283-5600 or police at 704-282-4700.

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