Thursday, March 26, 2015

Atlantic City Man Identified in Deadly Shooting

ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man died last night, the apparent victim of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Last night, March 25, 2015, at 11:15 p.m., Atlantic City police responded to Magellan Avenue as a result of a call to 9-1-1. Upon arrival, they found a man lying dead on the 2000 block of Magellan Avenue, the apparent victim of gunshot wounds.
The victim has been identified as Leon Garrison, 32, of North Massachusetts Avenue, Atlantic City. He was pronounced dead at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center—City Division at 11:42 p.m. Next-of-kin have been notified. An autopsy is pending.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene, and is investigating the death with the Atlantic City Police Department.
Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666. Witnesses may also contact 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 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 Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.


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