Woman Shot and Killed in Pleasantville

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Pleasantville, NJ – A 30-year-old woman was found shot and dead in the area of the 1000 block of Iowa Avenue in Pleasantville overnight at around midnight.

Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary said Pleasantville Police received an emergency call for assistance and responded to the 1000 block of Iowa Avenue, Pleasantville.

“The victim, identified as Jazmen Martin-Richardson, 30, was located suffering from a gunshot wound. Medical personnel arrived but were unable to revive Martin-Richardson,” Cary said in a statement. “Martin-Richardson was pronounced deceased at the scene. This is an active and ongoing, cooperative investigation between the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Pleasantville Police Department.”

Police are asking anyone with information about serious crimes are asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit at 609-909-7666.