Atlantic City Police Department

ATLANTIC CITY — The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office said it’s investigating the early Sunday morning fatal shooting of a 34-year old man in the resort.

According to a release from the prosecutor’s office, Atlantic City Police officers responded to a 911 call at 12:57 a.m. at the corner of Kentucky and Atlantic avenues. When officers arrived, they found Anthony Crews, of Chesilhurst, Camden County, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Southern Regional Medical Examiners Office conducted an autopsy and determined the cause of death as gunshot wounds and the manner of death a homicide, the release said.

The investigation by detectives of the Major Crimes Unit of the Prosecutor’s Office and the Atlantic City Police Department is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office website at and fill out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People also can call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit

— Mark Melhorn

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.

Contact: 609-272-7179

Twitter @ACPressMelhorn

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Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.

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