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Galloway man dies in Pleasantville shooting

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A Galloway Township man died in a shooting Thursday night in Pleasantville.

Baseem Taliaferro, 38, was found dead inside a home in the first block of West Pleasant Avenue, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said.

Police were called to the residence just after 11 p.m. for a call of shots fired, according to the report. 

Taliaferro had at least one gunshot wound to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy.

This incident is currently being investigated by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department.

Anyone with information about these incidents or other serious crimes are asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website at ACPO.Tips.


Lynda Cohen

Lynda Cohen founded BreakingAC after working as a local newspaper reporter for more than two decades. She is an NJPA award-winner and was a Stories of Atlantic City fellow.

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