Atlantic City man charged in killing near A.C. Linen

An Atlantic City man is charged in the fatal shooting of a man Monday.
Howard Cassell, 30, is jailed on charges of reckless manslaughter, along with weapons offenses in the killing of Da’quan Montague.
Montague, 23, of Atlantic City, was shot near A.C. Linen in the area of 18 N. New Jersey Ave., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said Saturday.
Cassell is in the Atlantic County Justice Facility. A detention hearing is set for Tuesday.
Another Atlantic City man, Tajai Hicks–Anderson, 23, was charged with third degree aggravated assault and released on a summons.
The investigation was conducted by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.


An Atlantic City man was killed in a shooting near AC Linen in Atlantic City late Monday morning. Da’quan Montague, 23, was shot in the first block of North Delaware Avenue just after 11 a.m. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office released his identity Monday night, after next of kin had been not