The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says Abdul Bailey of Atlantic City is currently wanted by police and is charged with murder in connection to the 2013 fatal shooting of 21-year-old William Clegg.

Abdul Bailey of Atlantic City - Photo: ACPO
Abdul Bailey of Atlantic City - Photo: ACPO

On Saturday May 4, 2013, at approximately 2:29 p.m., Atlantic City Police Department received a 911 call in reference to a shooting outside 501 North Indiana Ave., Atlantic City. Upon arrival, officers located William Clegg, of Atlantic City, with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk in front of 501 North Indiana Ave., Atlantic City, NJ. Clegg was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center City Division where he was pronounced deceased.

An investigation determined Abdul Bailey, 28, and 26 year-old Austin Clark of Bridgeton lured Clegg outside the convenience store at 501 North Indiana Avenue. One individual waited for Clegg on the sidewalk; the other waited for him in the alleyway. As Clegg walked by, he was shot by the man waiting in the alley. Clark is also charged with the Murder of Clegg and is currently in custody.

Authorities say if you see Bailey, do not approach him and contact police as soon as you are able to.

If you have any information regarding Bailey's location, contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at (609) 909-7800. People can also call Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234; Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

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