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UPDATE- Two Arrested in Shooting Investigation

For Immediate Release:  December 30, 2020 

 

An investigation by detectives of the Violent Crimes Unit into the shooting of a teenager led to the arrest of two juvenile males.

On December 25 at 9:19 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue for a report of a fight.  As officers were responding, there was a ShotSpotter alert.  Officers located a male, 17, of Vineland, NJ suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division for treatment of his non-life threatening injuries.   

An investigation by detectives led to the identification of the suspects and criminal charges being filed.  A flyer was spread department wide and within four hours both males, 15 and 16-year-old juveniles, were in custody and both located in the same block as the shooting.  Officer Jamar Dabney arrested the 16-year-old.  Officers Kevin Perez and Christian Ivanov arrested the 15-year-old who was also found in possession of cocaine.

 

ARRESTED:  A 16-year-old male from Atlantic City.

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

 

ARRESTED:  A 15-year-old male from Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, conspiracy, and possession of CDS

 

Both males were remanded to 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 12/30/2020 at 11:40AM EST

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Lieutenant Kevin Fair

kfair@acpolice.org

609-347-6472

 
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