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ATLANTIC CITY- The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit has identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred Friday night on February 5, 2021 in Atlantic City, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

On February 5, 2021, at approximately 9:27 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department was notified of a shooting on the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue.  Atlantic City Police Department and EMS responded to the scene.  Twenty-five year-old Dameer Smith of New York City was located on the street with a gunshot wound.   Smith was transported to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased. Smith died as a result of a single gunshot wound.

This investigation remains active by the ACPO Major Crimes and Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.


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 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 Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.