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DJ Megatron shot dead in N.Y.C.

NEW YORK - Urban radio and TV personality DJ Megatron has been shot to death in New York City.

His manager says the BET cable television segment host was killed while heading to a store near his home in the borough of Staten Island around 2 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the 32-year-old, born Corey McGriff, was found dead with a gunshot wound to his chest.

No arrests have been made.

DJ Megatron worked for hip-hop and R&B stations in New York, Boston and Philadelphia before becoming a figure on BET's "106 & Park" music series.

He has hosted the show's "What's Good" segment and has appeared in movies including 2005's "State

Property 2," starring rappers Beanie Sigel and N.O.R.E., formerly Noreaga.

A representative for Viacom Inc.-owned BET, or Black Entertainment Television, didn't immediately respond to email and phone messages.

The New York Daily News reports he had just moved to a new home, and his girlfriend recently gave birth to his third child.

"Everybody is shocked," an unidentified friend to the Daily News. "He just had a new baby. He wasn't feuding with anybody. Everybody liked him."