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Two Atlantic City Men Arrested After Assaulting and Pistol-Whipping Victim

For Immediate Release:  April 15, 2020

 

On April 14, 2020, a dispute led to the arrest of two men after they assaulted a man including striking him in the head with a handgun.

At 7:55 pm, patrol officers responded to the first block of south Bellevue Avenue for a report of a man assaulted with a handgun.  Officers arrived to locate the victim, a 66-year-old man, with a head injury.  The victim was attacked and struck in the head with a handgun after being confronted regarding an earlier police response to the same location.  Officer Richard Link, who was on the original call, responded for the assault after hearing a description of the suspects.  He interacted with them on the earlier call and was aware of their identity.

The two suspects, Khalil Swain and Shawn Harris, were both located inside a residence on the block and taken into custody.  The victim was treated on scene by medical personnel for his injuries.    

 

ARRESTED:  Shawn Harris, a 37-year-old man from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain person not to possess a weapon, and conspiracy. 

 

ARRESTED:  Khalil Swain, a 29-year-old man from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain person not to possess a weapon, conspiracy, and contempt of court. 

Both men were remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766 or anonymously text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.

Alert sent on 04/15/2020 at 9:28AM EDT

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Sergeant Kevin Fair

kfair@acpolice.org

609-347-6472

 
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