JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A man was found shot to death in Jersey City, the fourth fatal shooting there in the past seven days, according to police.
Officials responded to reports of shots fired around 6:30 p.m. Monday and found 23-year-old Javone Smith at Martin Luther King Drive and Myrtle Avenue Hudson County Prosecutor's Office reported.
Smith had been shot multiple times in the upper body and was rushed to a nearby hospital, where shortly after, he was pronounced dead.
Officials are investigating a motive for the shooting.
It is not clear if the shooter targeted Smith, who was a Jersey City resident, or if he was shot in a random attack.
It's not known if the shooting was connected to three recent shootings in the area that have occurred along a 1.3-mile stretch, authorities said.