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Police Seek Public Help in Identifying Suspects in Atlantic City Fatal Shooting

By kbm0423 on
Atlantic City

An investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit is underway into the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City man after midnight on Sunday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

According to police, on Sunday, November 22, at approximately 12:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a man shot in a home located in the 100 block of N. Pennsylvania Avenue in Atlantic City.

Upon arrival, police located Jose Ortiz, 36, of Egg Harbor Township suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased.

Police reported that an autopsy was completed on Ortiz and the cause of death was identified as a gunshot wound. The manner of death was identified as a homicide.

This remains an ongoing investigation and cooperative investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.

The Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit is seeking the public’s help in identifying two persons of interest. Anyone with information regarding these individuals can contact the Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit at (609) 909-7800 or go to the [**Prosecutor’s Office Website**](http://www.acpo.org/tips) and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.

Video of the suspects can be found [**HERE**](https://www.acpo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/PERSONS-OF-INTEREST-AC-shooting-11-22-20.mp4?_=1).

Anyone with information can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the [**Crime Stoppers Website**](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.