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MAYS LANDING- A Somers Point man has been arrested and charged with multiple offenses in connection to the Nov. 22 fatal shooting in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Oshshakkur Derrick, 24, is charged with the following offenses: Felony murder Kidnapping Unlawful Possession of a Weapon Attempted Robbery Robbery Attempted Murder On …

MAYS LANDING – A man and woman were indicted Thursday, December 10, 2020, in connection to the fatal June shooting of a 17 year-old male in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Lewis Johnson Lewis Johnson, 31, of Newark, NJ, and Shaquana Lewis 35, of Pleasantville, were arrested in June and charged …

MAYS LANDING- An Egg Harbor Township man has been charged in the fatal shooting of Rennel Turner last month, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Devon J. Hill, 28, is charged with the following offenses: First degree Aggravated Manslaughter Second degree Possession of a Weapon Second degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon On Nov. …

MAYS LANDING- The unsolved November 2001, homicide of Michelle Howard is not characterized as “COLD”. There is no such thing as a “Cold Case”, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner. “It is my hope that we will be able to find the person(s) responsible for the death of Michelle Howard and give her …

MAYS LANDING- An investigation by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit is underway into the fatal shooting of a man in Atlantic City man after midnight on Sunday, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, November 22, 2020 at approximately 12:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a …

MAYS LANDING- An investigation is continuing into the fatal Saturday evening shooting in Egg Harbor Township of an Atlantic City man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Nov. 21, 2020, the Egg Harbor Township Police Department received multiple 911 calls around 7 p.m., reporting shots fired at 201 Cedar Avenue, EHT. Officers from …

MAYS LANDING- A Mays Landing man has been sentenced to New Jersey state prison after he was convicted on March 8, by an Atlantic County jury in connection to a September 2017, shooting that killed one man and wounded several others, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Matthew Gonzalez was sentenced on the following …

MAYS LANDING- A 39 year-old Philadelphia man has been arrested on murder and weapons charges in the May 1, 2020 fatal shooting of a Pleasantville man, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. Teddy Smith was arrested at a parole office in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. This was a cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major …

MAYS LANDING- An ACPO Major Crimes Unit investigation into the shootings of 4 individuals Sunday morning in Atlantic City is continuing, one victim has died and another has life-threatening injuries, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. On Sunday, November 1, 2020, at approximately 3:43 a.m., Atlantic City Police responded to a ShotSpotter notification in …

ATLANTIC CITY- The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT is on the scene of a shooting in Atlantic City where multiple individuals were shot, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced. At 3:40 a.m., this morning Atlantic City Police Officers responded to Artic and Iowa Avenues for a report of a shooting. The ACPO MAJOR CRIMES UNIT …