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UPDATE- Suspect Arrested in October Shooting

For Immediate Release:  December 19, 2020


On December 11, 2020, an investigation by detectives of the Violent Crimes Unit led to the arrest of a suspect wanted in an October shooting.

Officers Valmir Loga and Kevin Perez arrested the 16-year-old male in the 1100 block of Ohio Avenue.  The criminal charges stem from a shooting that occurred on October 25, 2020.

At 8:46 pm, a 31-year-old man from Pleasantville, NJ walked into the medical center with a gunshot wound.  The man said that he was shot and robbed in the 1100 block of Ohio Avenue.  At the time of the shooting, the suspect was on the Home Electronic Detention System and wearing an ankle monitor.


ARRESTED:  A 16-year-old juvenile male.

CHARGES:  Aggravated assault (two counts), robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.

The juvenile was remanded to the Harborfields Detention Facility.


Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5766.  Information can be text to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.  All texts are anonymous.


Alert sent on 12/19/2020 at 11:19AM EST


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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