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Man Charged in Fatal Egg Harbor Shooting of Atlantic City Man

By rlsmetro on
Egg Harbor Township

An Egg Harbor Township man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Rennel Turner last month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

According to county officials, Devon J. Hill, 28, is charged with the following offenses:

  • First-degree Aggravated Manslaughter
  • Second-degree Possession of a Weapon
  • Second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

According to police, on November 21, EHTPD received multiple 911 calls around 7 p.m., reporting shots fired at 201 Cedar Avenue, EHT. 

Officers from EHTPD and Pleasantville Police Department responded to the address. Upon arrival, officers located Rennel Turner, 54, of Atlantic City lying unconscious in the driveway.  

Police reported that Turner had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene.

According to officials, an autopsy determined Turner’s manner of death as a homicide and the cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds.

This is a cooperative investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Egg Harbor Township Police Department.

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