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UPDATE- One Arrested, One Sought in October Shooting

For Immediate Release:  December 21, 2020

 

The Atlantic City Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the suspect wanted for shooting a woman.

An investigation conducted by detectives of the Violent Crimes Unit led to Yasin Sanders being criminally charged for his involvement in a shooting that occurred on October 23, 2020.  Sanders has not been arrested and is being sought.

On October, 23 at 9:45 pm, patrol officers responded to the 400 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in reference to a ShotSpotter alert.  A 25-year-old woman from Atlantic City suffered a graze wound.  She initially refused medical attention only to later be seen at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division.

An investigation by detectives revealed that there were two handguns fired during the incident.  One by Sanders and another by a juvenile male.  The juvenile male is already in custody on an unrelated matter and was served his charges. 

 

WANTED:  Yasin Sanders, 18, of Atlantic City.

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

 

ARRESTED:  A 15-year-old male from Bridgeton, NJ.

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

The male was served with his charges at 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.

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Alert sent on 12/21/2020 at 2:52PM EST

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WANTED- Yasin Sanders

Contact

Lieutenant Kevin Fair

kfair@acpolice.org

609-347-6472

 
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