Victim ID'd in fatal Pleasantville shooting

Atlantic County authorities are investigating a shooting that left a person critically injured in Pleasantville. (WPVI)

Police in Atlantic County are investigating the shooting death of a man in Pleasantville.

It happened around 5:12 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Linden Avenue and Merion Avenue.

Upon arrival, police found 29-year-old Rasheed O. Hines of Egg Harbor City, the apparent victim of a shooting.

Hines was transported by medics to the AtlantiCare Medical Center City Campus where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy is pending.

Anyone with information should contact the Prosecutor's Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666, the Pleasantville Police Department at (609) 641-6100, the anonymous (confidential) Crime Stoppers tip line at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS), or text TIPCOP plus your tip to 274637.
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