ATLANTIC CITY – An Atlantic City woman was shot and killed late last night in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain announced.
Atlantic City Police responded last night, July 3, 2016, at 11:20 p.m. to the 400 block of North Virginia Avenue, Atlantic City, for a 9-1-1 report that a woman had been shot. Atlantic City EMS and AtlantiCare paramedics responded to the scene.
Upon arrival, police found a 37-year-old Atlantic City woman, the victim of a shooting. The victim was transported by emergency medical responders to the AtlantiCare Medical Center—City Division, where she was pronounced dead by Dr. Kelly Willman at 11:58 p.m.
Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit detectives also responded to the scene and to the hospital.
An autopsy is pending.
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.