MAYS LANDING-An Atlantic City man has been indicted for murder and other charges in connection to the Aug. 9, fatal shooting of a 17 year-old male, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
Rahsaad Norwood, 21, was indicted on Wednesday by an Atlantic County Grand Jury on the following charges:
First degree Murder
Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Handgun
Second degree Possession of Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose
Second degree Certain Persons Convicted of a Crime- Not to Have a Weapon
The 17 year-old male—also of Atlantic City—was shot to death on Aug. 9, 2018, in the area of Baltic and Tennessee Avenues, Atlantic City.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit responded to 141 N. Tennessee Ave., Atlantic City, at 1 p.m., on Aug. 9, for the investigation of the shooting of a male. The investigation is a cooperative effort between ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.
Assistant Prosecutor Rick McKelvey represents the state in the matter.
***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***
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 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.