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Two Atlantic City Men Indicted for Fatal March Shooting

By kcora on
Atlantic City

Two Atlantic City men have been indicted in connection to the fatal shooting of another city man on March 12th, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

According to authorities, Howard Cassell, 30, has been indicted in the death of Da’Quan Montague, 23, also of Atlantic City, from a shooting that occurred March 12th in the area of 18 North New Jersey Avenue in Atlantic City.

Officials said Cassell was indicted on second-degree reckless manslaughter, second-degree possession of a firearm without a permit, and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. He is lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

In addition, a third involved male, Tajai Hicks–Anderson, 23, also of Atlantic City, has been indicted on charges of third degree Aggravated Assault.

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.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.