An Egg Harbor City man was shot and killed in Pleasantville Saturday afternoon, and authorities are searching for clues.

According to Atlantic County Acting Prosecutor Diane Ruberton, Pleasantville Police responded to a 9-1-1 call regarding gunshots just after 5pm Saturday. They responded to the intersection of Linden and Merion Avenues.

Upon arrival, police found Rasheed O. Hines of Egg Harbor City, the apparent victim of a shooting. Hines was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounce dead.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Pleasantville Police Department continue the investigation, and ask that anyone with information about the incident contact the Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666, the Pleasantville Police Department at (609) 641-6100, the anonymous (confidential) Crime Stoppers tip line at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS), or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637.

SOURCE: New Release from Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office.

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