Pleasantville Shooting Leaves Two Teens Dead, Suspects On The Loose
Two Pleasantville teens become the second and third people to die by gunfire within two days in the town. No one is in custody in connection with the incident that erupted late Wednesday.
Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain says that Taron Williams, 19, and a 13-year-old were found riddled with bullets in the front and back of a Woodland Avenue house shortly after 11 PM. Police responded to a 911 call.
Both teens died shortly after being rushed to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City.
Earlier this week, another gunshot victim was found in a parking lot behind a bar in the town.
The county Prosecutor’s Major Crimes Unit is probing the shootings in collaboration with Pleasantville Police.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes can reach the Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666 or Pleasantville Police Department at 609-641-6100.
Anonymous tips can also be placed at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html. McClain also maintains a Crime Stoppers Tip Line, 609-652-1234 or 800-658-8477, or http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to arrests and convictions.