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UPDATE: Woman Killed in New Jersey Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Atlantic City

The Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating the fatal shooting of a female early Sunday morning.

Faral shooting

Officials said that on Sunday, August 28, at approximately 1:09 a.m., The Atlantic City Police Department responded to a 911 call concerning a shooting in the single-digit block of South Bellevue Avenue. 

According to Atlantic County officials, officers found a female gunshot victim upon arrival.

The female, identified as Ms. Malikah McLaughlin, 26, of Atlantic City, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

This remains an active investigation.

Anyone with information involving this incident is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at 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 at

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