ATLANTIC CITY – A Ventnor man was fatally stabbed in Atlantic City late last night, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
At approximately 11:30 p.m., Atlantic City Police responded to a 911 call in regards to a male collapsed in the street at the intersection of Texas and Pacific Avenues. Upon arrival, police discovered Oscar O. Mendez, 28, lying in the street. In trying to determine the victim’s condition, police discovered that he had been stabbed.
The victim was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.
This homicide is being investigated by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes at (609)- 909-7666 or the Atlantic City Police Department Investigations Division at (609)-347- 5766.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.