MAYS LANDING— A 45 year-old man who is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Mark Wright on Oct. 10, 2021, is currently wanted by authorities, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.
At 4:04 a.m., Sunday October 10, 2021, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call to respond to 28 S. Georgia Avenue. When police arrived, 35 year-old Mark Wright was located and he was found to have been the victim of a shooting. Wright was pronounced deceased at the scene. Detectives from the ACPO Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene.
Umar Abdullah a.k.a. James Collins/James Coger III – Nicknamed “Munchie” or “O” is currently wanted by authorities and has been charged with first degree Murder, first degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and second degree Certain Persons not to Possess a Weapon.
WANTED IN CONNECTION TO THE FATAL SHOOTING OF MARK WRIGHT, OCT. 10, 2021:
- Umar Abdullah a.k.a. James Collins/James Coger III – Nicknamed “Munchie” or “O”
- Age 45 years-old
- Height: 5’05’’
- Weight: Approx. 190-210 pounds
- Recently Abdullah had very long, waist-length dreadlocks, but it is unknown if this is still the case.
Umar Abdullah is known to frequent Atlantic City and Pleasantville. He is presumed dangerous by authorities and the public should contact local police if he is seen. This cooperative investigation continues between ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department. If anyone knows of Umar Abdullah’s whereabouts they may contact the Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit through the Atlantic County Sheriff’s Department at (609) 909-7200.
***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 about serious crimes are asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website 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.