MAYS LANDING- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is actively investigating a double shooting that occurred on Monday, March 1, 2021, when an Atlantic City man was fatally shot and another city man suffered a gunshot wound, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
On Monday, Atlantic City Police received 911 calls for reports of a shooting at approximately 4:04 p.m., on the Unit block S. Florida Avenue. When officers of the Atlantic City Police Department arrived at the scene they located Tashawn Manuel, 29, suffering from gunshot wounds. Manuel was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased. Additionally, another Atlantic City man was taken to the hospital and treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
Investigators believe this to be an isolated incident and that there is no threat to the public.
This is an active investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes and Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.
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. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at 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.