ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City man was shot and killed last night in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Atlantic City Police responded last night, July 5, 2016, at 9:20 p.m. to the 900 block of Magellan Avenue, Atlantic City, for multiple 9-1-1 reports of gunfire. Atlantic City EMS and AtlantiCare paramedics also responded to the scene.
Upon arrival, police found Nizine Williams, 20, of Atlantic City, the victim of a shooting. Williams was transported by emergency medical responders to the AtlantiCare Medical Center—City Division, where he was later pronounced dead. Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives also responded to the scene and to the hospital.
An autopsy performed today determined cause-of-death to be multiple gunshot wounds, and manner of death: homicide.
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.