15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Atlantic City Shooting

MAYS LANDING- A 15 year-old Atlantic City teen was the victim of a fatal shooting early Thursday morning, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

Officials say a 911 call was received by the Atlantic City Police Department at 4:17 a.m., Wednesday and Atlantic City Police Officers responded to 102 S. Massachusetts Avenue in Atlantic City.

When police officers arrived, officials said a 15 year-old female was found and she had been fatally shot.

The ACPO Major Crimes Unit also responded to the scene on Thursday morning.

An autopsy will be conducted today and the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this homicide or any other homicides is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website 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.