Cops Ask for Help Identifying People, Van Connected With Atlantic City Homicide
Cops are asking for your help identifying a vehicle and two people of interest in connection to a fatal shooting in Atlantic City last month.
Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner says 34-year-old Jacque Sheppard, Jr., of Pleasantville was shot and killed in the area of Baltic and Maryland Avenues on the night of Friday, May 14th.
Tyner says, "From multiple images in connection to the investigation, ACPO Detectives are requesting assistance in identifying a white Honda Odyssey Mini Van with no front tag, as well as persons of interest...".
On May 14, 2021, at approximately 11:02 p.m., Atlantic City Police was notified via ShotSpotter and 911 calls of a shooting in the area of Baltic and Maryland Avenues. Officers of the Atlantic City Police Department responded and located Sheppard, 34, of Pleasantville who was unresponsive and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Sheppard was transported to the Atlanticare Regional Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
Anyone with information regarding these images or about this fatal shooting is asked to contact the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 909-7800 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at (609) 652-1234. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.
Tyner says this remains an active and ongoing investigation between the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit.