ATLANTIC CITY – A Newtonville man was found early this morning in Atlantic City, the victim of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Atlantic City Police responded to Hobart Avenue for a Shotspotter Gunshot Detection and Location activation at 1:59 a.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2016. Upon arrival, police found a male victim, the apparent victim of gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center—City Division.
The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital at 11:49 a.m.
An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow.
Next-of-kin have been notified. The victim’s identity is not being released at this time.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City 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. 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 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.