UPDATE: POLICE TRYING TO IDENTIFY VICTIM IN ATLANTIC CITY KILLING

AC murderAuthorities are seeking a suspect or suspects in connection with a shooting in Atlantic City last week that left a man dead. Atlantic City Police responded to the corner of Connecticut Avenue and Arctic Avenue at 10:30 p.m. last night to a 911 report of a man lying in the street. Upon arrival, police discovered the victim, whose identity is unknown at this time, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Emergency personnel transported the victim, described as a white male, appearing to be in his 20’s or 30’s, to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he was pronounced dead at 11:57 p.m. on Thursday, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Housel.

Atlantic County Medical Examiner Dr. Hydow Park performed an autopsy on the victim and determined he of a gunshot wound to the stomach.

More information will be released as it becomes available. Anyone who believes they may know a person fitting the description who is missing is urged to contact law enforcement. The Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is conducting the investigation along with the assistance of the Atlantic City Police Department.

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