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Man kills himself after woman wounded in Pleasantville shooting

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A woman is hospitalized and a man dead after a shooting inside a Pleasantville home early Sunday morning.

Police were called to 27 S. Third St. just after 4 a.m. for a domestic violence call, according to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office. They heard gunshots when they arrived.

Tyra Pagan, 26, exited the residence with several gunshot wounds, according to the report.

She was rushed to the hospital, where she remains. Her condition was not released.

Kevin Hare, 38, shot himself moments later, according to the report.

The official cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy by the South Regional Medical Examiner’s Office. 

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit and Pleasantville police are investigating.

Hare was a registered sex offender for a case from 2007 in which he assaulted a female acquaintance in Egg Harbor Township, records show.

Hare was sentenced to five years in prison in the second-degree aggravated sexual assault case.

His Megan's Law page listed his address at 27 N. Third St., but police confirmed the address of the shooting as the South unit block.

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BreakingAC confirmed his identity by his date of birth.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office website at ACPO.Tips and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.

Information may also be called into Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the website.

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Lynda Cohen

BreakingAC founder who previously worked in newspapers for more than two decades. She is an NJPA award-winner and was a Stories of Atlantic City fellow.

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