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UPDATE: Victim of Pleasantville Fatal Shooting Identified as Somers Point Man


An investigation into the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man on Saturday morning in Pleasantville is continuing by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.

According to Prosecutor Shill, on November 13, at approximately 9:19 a.m., the Pleasantville Police Department received a shot spotter alert and 911 call in reference to a shooting incident at 914 N. Main Street.  

Prosecutor Shill stated that when Pleasantville Police Officers arrived, they located Ivan Smith, 41, of Somers Point, lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound. 

Medical personnel also responded to the scene and performed CPR, but they were unable to revive Smith. Smith was pronounced deceased at the scene.

This is an active and cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department.

Anyone with information about this shooting or other serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website 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.