PLEASANVTILLE – An Atlantic City man was found early this morning in Pleasantville, the victim of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Pleasantville Police responded on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at 2:50 a.m., to Tremont Avenue between Broad and Main Streets, for a 9-1-1 call. Upon arrival, police found the body of Sultan Veney, 36, of Atlantic City. Veney was pronounced dead at the scene by personnel of the Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.
An autopsy performed at 9:00 a.m. determined that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the heart, and that the manner of death was homicide.
Next-of-kin have been notified.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department continue the investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666, or the Pleasantville Police Department at (609) 641-6100.
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.