Suspect Hunt Grows in Tuesday Gunshot Murder in Atlantic City
An Atlantic City man's bullet-riddled body is found on a city street and a search for suspects intensifies.
Anthony S. McCrae, 28, was pronounced dead in Atlanticare Regional Medical Center at 9:39 PM, within 20 minutes of the discovery of his body on the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner.
Atlantic City police fielded 911 calls about gunshots at about 9:18, the same timein which a ShotSpotter alert was issued for the area, authorities said.
Results of today's autopsy determined the cause of death as multiple gunshot wounds, and the manner of death as homicide.
Investigators strongly urge witnesses to step forward. There are several ways to supply information.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor's web page contains a Submit A Tip portal, in which details can be given anonymously. The Prosecutor's Office direct line is 609-909-7800.
Information can also be relayed through the Crime Stoppers web page. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards of information leading the arrest and indictment of criminals in Atlantic County. Crime Stoppers can be reached at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS).
The Atlantic County Major Crimes Unit can be reached at 609-909-7666. Atlantic City investigators can be reached at 609-347-5766.
Source: Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office