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Suspect Already in Custody for April Shooting, Charged in March Shooting

For Immediate Release:  May 21, 2021


The Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit has charged a man, already in custody for a separate shooting, with a shooting that occurred in March, 2021.

Tyquan McClarin-Lamar, who is in custody for shooting a woman in April, was served with his criminal charges at the Atlantic County Justice Facility related to the shooting of a man in March.

On March 22 at 12:10 am, patrol officers responded to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, after a man, 27, of Atlantic City, arrived at the emergency department suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries after being shot in the area of New York and Magellan Avenues.

An investigation conducted by detectives identified McClarin-Lamar as the shooter leading to his criminal charges.   


CHARGED:  Tyquan McClarin-Lamar, 25, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Attempted murder, aggravated assault (two counts), unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain person not to possess a weapon.

 McClarin-Lamar is already in custody at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.


Anyone with information with additional information regarding the 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 05/21/2021 at 12:26PM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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