A police chase through several South Jersey towns ended with a suspect being shot dead in Atlantic City.

Car involved in fatal Atlantic City police chase and shooting (NBC 40)

NEW DETAILS: In a news release Thursday night, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office identified the deceased suspect as Antoquan T. Watson, 27, of Williamstown.

The chase began in Pleasantville and continued into Egg Harbor Township, and then into Atlantic City and onto Atlantic Avenue, according to the Press of Atlantic City.

NBC 40 reports a man was fatally shot by police after he fired at them during the chase. The chase came to an end at Atlantic and Missouri Avenues at the end of the Atlantic City Expressway, in front of the Walk at Atlantic City shopping area.

Patrick Lavery contributed to this report.