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Egg Harbor Township Man Charged with Murder in Somers Point

Somers Point

A 20-year-old Egg Harbor Township man has been charged with murder in connection with a February 10 shooting in Somers Point, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.  

It is alleged that Tyreek Crawford shot and killed Joshua Hannah in the Somers Point Village Apartments, 50 Mays Landing Road, Somers Point.

Two additional charges have also been filed against Crawford related to the investigation: Possession of a Weapon (Firearm) for an Unlawful Purpose & Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Firearm).

According to county officials, on February 10, at approximately 8:27 p.m., Somers Point Police responded to a 911 call for a shooting within the complex.  

A short time thereafter, officers located the victim, Joshua Hannah suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Officials said that Mr. Hannah was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.  

An autopsy performed on Mr. Hannah determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso and the manner of death was homicide.

According to county officials, Tyreek Crawford has not been arrested. He is currently a fugitive and wanted for murder.  

Anyone with information on this matter – or the location of Tyreek Crawford – is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor's Office Web site 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

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty.