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Investigation Update- Suspect Arrested in August Shooting

For Immediate Release:  September 16, 2021


On September 14, 2021, an investigation by detectives of the Violent Crimes Unit led to the arrest of a man wanted for his involvement in the shooting of two females.

Tyron Outlaw was arrested by members of the United States Marshal’s New York/New Jersey Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Atlantic City Police Department’s Special Investigations Section.  Outlaw was wanted following an investigation into a shooting that occurred in August. 

On August 18 at 10:55 pm, patrol officers responded to the 700 block of north Michigan Avenue for a ShotSpotter alert.  Responding officers located evidence of gunfire, but no victim.  A short time later, two female victims, 16 and 52, of Atlantic City, arrived at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division suffering from gunshot wounds.  The injuries were non-life threatening.


ARRESTED:  Tyron Outlaw, 44, of Atlantic City.

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

Outlaw was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.  Charges are mere accusations, and the accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.


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 09/16/2021 at 11:36AM EDT


Lieutenant Kevin Fair


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