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Man found shot to death in Lafayette alley identified

The coroner identified the victim as 52-year-old Terry Robinson. A police spokesperson said the crime is believed to have been a targeted act.

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Police are investigating after a man's body was discovered in a Lafayette alley Friday afternoon.

A Lafayette Police Department spokesperson said the victim had been shot.

A person who lives in the area of Sycamore and Green streets reported having found the body around 2 p.m.

Monday, the Tippecanoe County coroner identified the victim as 52-year-old Terry Robinson. His death was preliminarily ruled a homicide after an autopsy Sunday. The coroner said he died from at least one gunshot wound but would not disclose further details about the number of gunshot wounds or their location in an effort to maintain the integrity of the investigation.

Robinson had been living at Lafayette Transitional Housing Center prior to his death, according to the coroner. A police spokesperson said the crime is believed to have been a targeted act.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact police at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

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