By: Richard L. Smith
The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, Major Crimes Unit, and Somers Point Police Department are investigating a woman's death in that city on Saturday morning.
According to Atlantic County Prosecutor William E. Reynolds, on Saturday, March 4, at around 7:23 am, Somers Point Police Department was dispatched to the 600 block of 3rd Street for a report of an individual suffering from a gunshot wound.
Upon arrival, Prosecutor Reynolds said officers located a female inside a residence.
The unidentified woman was ultimately pronounced dead at the scene. Prosecutor Reynolds said there is no threat to the public as a result.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident or other serious crimes are asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666.
You can also 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.