The Major Crimes Unit of the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office and the Atlantic City Police Department are investigating a shooting in the city late Friday night that left a Pleasantville man dead.

The ACPD says at about 11PM Friday, they received a ShotSpotter alert and 911 calls about a shooting near Baltic and Maryland Avenues.

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Responding officers found 34-year-old Jacque Sheppard, Jr., of Pleasantville who was unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Sheppard was taken to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center-City Campus where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Anyone with information about this fatal shooting is asked to contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 909-7800 or Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234.

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