Authorities say a 19-year-old man was fatally shot in Atlantic City early Sunday morning.

According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, officers with the Atlantic City Police Department were dispatched to the 1400 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 3:30 for a report of shooting.

The victim, 19-year-old Tamaj Bennett of Atlantic City, was taken to a local hospital by emergency medical personnel where he later died from his injuries.

This incident is currently being investigated and an autopsy is pending.

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Anyone with information is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at (609) 909-7666.

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