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Atlantic City Police Searching for Vehicle, Persons of Interest in Connection to Homicide

Atlantic City

The Atlantic County Prosecutors Office (ACPO) Major Crimes Unit requests the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle and persons of interest in connection to the May 14, fatal shooting of Jacque Sheppard Jr., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

ACPO Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a white Honda Odyssey Mini Van with no front tag, as well as persons of interest in connection to the fatal shooting of Sheppard in Atlantic City.

According to police, on May 14, at approximately 11:02 p.m., Atlantic City Police was notified via ShotSpotter and 911 calls of a shooting in the area of Baltic and Maryland Avenues.  

Police said that officers of the Atlantic City Police Department responded and located Sheppard, 34, of Pleasantville who was unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  

According to officials, Sheppard was transported to the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Anyone with information, regarding this fatal shooting or any other serious crimes are asked to contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.