A Philadelphia man has died after being shot in Atlantic City, New Jersey on November 10, 2023.

As a result, a joint investigation has been open by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office has confirmed these established facts as follows:

On November 10, 2023, at approximately 12:50 p.m., the Atlantic City Police Department was dispatched to the 1900 block of Grant Avenue in reference to a shooting. Khalid Scott Jr (26 years old) of Philadelphia was located in the driver's seat of a two-door sedan with a gunshot wound to the head. Scott was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center where he pronounced deceased on November 11, 2023 at 2:15 p.m.

This collaborative investigation is being directed by the Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office both encourages and needs the assistance of the public in order to solve major crimes.

You may do so by calling the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office Major Crime Unit at (609) 909-7666 or digitally on the Prosecutor's Office Website at http://www.acpo.tips

There you can utilize the Submit a Tip page form.

Crime Stoppers is also available by phone at at (609) 652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or digitally at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards if your assistance leads to the arrest and indictment of people who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

SOURCE: Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

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