Pleasantville Police Department

Pleasantville Police Department

PLEASANTVILLE — Police on Monday were investigating a shooting that damaged a car early Sunday morning.

Officers investigated a report of shots fired at 1:13 a.m. near Second Street and Adams Avenue but didn’t initially find any evidence there, Capt. Matthew Hartman said in a press release.

About 10 minutes later, Egg Harbor Township police called to report a man at the NJ Transit bus maintenance yard on Washington Avenue said his car had been shot.

The victim, identified as Alexander Neewilly, 22, of Pleasantville, told police his car was shot near Devins Lane, which caused him to crash the car and damage New Jersey Water Co. property at 914 W. Washington Ave.

Police said casings were found near Devins Lane.

Neewilly walked to the NJ Transit yard before encountering police, Hartman said.

Detective Angelo Maldonado is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-641-6100 or Atlantic County Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234.

Contact: 609-272-7286 LCarroll@pressofac.com Twitter @ACPress_LC

Staff Writer

Joined the Press in November 2016. Graduate of Quinnipiac University. Previously worked as a freelance reporter in suburban Philadelphia and news/talk radio producer.

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