Pleasantville Police car

PLEASANTVILLE — Police are seeking information about a shooting that injured a 28-year-old city man Sunday evening.

Around 10 p.m., police were alerted by ShotSpotter to six shots fired in the 200 block of Abbey Lane.

When police arrived at the scene, they found James Smith III of Pleasantville suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and leg.

Police recovered shell casings in the roadway and said projectiles also struck a parked car and a home adjacent to the scene.

Smith was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for his injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Pleasantville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-641-6100 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.

— Claire Lowe

Contact: 609-272-7251

Twitter @clairelowe

Staff Writer

I began covering South Jersey in 2008 after graduating from Rowan University with a degree in journalism. I joined The Press in 2015. In 2013, I was awarded a NJPA award for feature writing as a reporter for The Current of Hamilton Township.

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