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NYC man identified as fatal Atlantic City shooting victim

Detectives are investigating a shooting that killed a New York City man Friday night.
Police were called to the 1300 block of Pacific Avenue at about 9:30 p.m., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said.
The victim’s identity was released Monday as Dameer Smith, 25.
Smith was found on the street with gunshot wounds, and taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, where he was pronounced dead.
The father of two sons also leaves behind seven brothers and a sister, according to his obituary.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7800 or Atlantic City police at 609-347-5766.
Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD or online at
People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment.

NOTE: This story was originally published Feb. 6, 2021. It has been updated to include the victim’s name and hometown.

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