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ATLANTIC CITY NJ (January 3, 2019)(CNBNewsnet)- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating the fatal shooting of a 21 year-old  man in Atlantic City this evening, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

At approximately 6:26 p.m., Tuesday, January 01, 2019, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call for a motor vehicle accident in the area of the intersection of Lincoln Avenue and Ohio Avenues. When officers arrived at the scene a male who had been shot was found inside a vehicle after it rolled through the intersection and stopped in the roadway.

Efforts to revive the male victim were unsuccessful and he was pronounced deceased at the scene via telemetry. The male victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds and an autopsy will be performed Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Anyone with information about this incident or another 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 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.