MAYS LANDING – Abdul Bailey of Atlantic City is currently wanted by police and is charged with Murder in the 2013 fatal shooting of 21 year-old William Clegg, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
On Saturday May 4, 2013, at approximately 2:29 p.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a shooting outside 501 North Indiana Ave., Atlantic City. Upon arrival, officers located William Clegg, of Atlantic City, with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk in front of 501 North Indiana Ave., Atlantic City, NJ. Clegg was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Division where he was pronounced deceased.
An investigation determined Abdul Bailey, 28, and 26 year-old Austin Clark of Bridgeton lured Clegg outside the convenience store at 501 North Indiana Avenue. One individual waited for Clegg on the sidewalk; the other waited for him in the alleyway. As Clegg walked by, he was shot by the man waiting in the alley. Clark is also charged with the Murder of Clegg and is currently in custody.
Prosecutor Tyner warns the public if you see Bailey, do not approach him. Place yourself in a safe situation and notify local law enforcement as soon as possible.
Any information pertaining to this investigation or the location of Bailey can be directed to the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, 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.