Police: Man found fatally shot behind Lawrence community center

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Police say a man was found fatally shot Tuesday morning behind the Five Towns Community Center in Lawrence.

Detectives say the victim was found just before 9 a.m. with multiple gunshot wounds. They say he likely wasn't discovered until several hours after the shooting.

Detective Lt. Richard LeBrun says a medic quickly declared the young Hispanic man dead. He has not been identified.

Neighbors speculate the shooting could be gang-related, but police say that is yet to be determined.

Police ask anyone with information to call Nassau Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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