Authorities have identified a man from New York City as the victim of a fatal shooting in Atlantic City Friday night.

The Major Crimes Unit with the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office says 25-year-old Dameer Smith of New York City was shot and killed just as last weekend started.

Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner says,

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.

No further information has been released about this incident. The investigation remains active by the prosecutor's office and the Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 909-7800. Information can also be submitted anonymously through the ACPO's website.


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