ATLANTIC CITY - A woman was shot just before 1 a.m. inside a pizza parlor, police said.

Police have identified the victim as Tarra Rodriguez, 24, of Atlantic City.

Rodriguqez was inside Chelsea Pizza II when she was struck in the back by a bullet that was shot from outside, Sgt. Monica McMenamin said.

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ShotSpotter -- the city's audio gunshot -detection system -- first alerted police to the shooting. A call to 911 came a short time later.

Officers responded to the shop on the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue for a female lying facedown inside, according to the report.

The shooter was seen running north on Indiana Avenue and through the Sun Bank parking lot. He was described as a 5-foot-11 dark-skinned black male with a thin build and braids. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and black shoes.

The intended target of the shooting is described as a short, light-skinned black male with a heavy build, last seen with a dog that was described as a pitbull, McMenamin said. He fled the scene and has not come forward to speak with police.

Anyone who may have information about the shooting is asked to call Atlantic City police at 609-347-5766 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.

Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD.

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