ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT SEEKS PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE IN IDENTIFYING VEHICLE, PERSONS OF INTEREST IN CONNECTION TO HOMICIDE


ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES Unit requests the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle and persons of interest in connection to the May 14, fatal shooting of Jacque Sheppard Jr., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

From multiple images in connection to the investigation, ACPO Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a white Honda Odyssey Mini Van with no front tag, as well as persons of interest depicted in images in connection to the fatal shooting of Sheppard in Atlantic City.

On May 14, 2021, at approximately 11:02 p.m., Atlantic City Police was notified via ShotSpotter and 911 calls of a shooting in the area of Baltic and Maryland Avenues.  Officers of the Atlantic City Police Department responded and located Sheppard, 34, of Pleasantville who was unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  Sheppard was transported to the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Anyone with information, regarding these images and this fatal shooting or any other serious crimes are asked to contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at https://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.

This is active and ongoing investigation between the ACPO MAJOR CRIMES Unit and the Atlantic City Police Violent Crimes Unit.

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