Photo of Atlantic City Police Department Atlantic City Police Department Alert


Altercation Inside Residence Leads to Stabbing, Suspect Arrested

For Immediate Release:  March 29, 2022

On March 26, 2022, an Atlantic City man was arrested after stabbing another man during an altercation.

At approximately 5:13 PM, Officer Joseph Kelly Jr., while on routine patrol, observed a male collapse in the street in the area of Hummock Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Officer Kelly Jr. quickly learned that the 23-year old male from Atlantic City had suffered a stab wound to his chest and was bleeding heavily. He further learned that the stabbing occurred inside a residence on the 1700 block of Logan Avenue. Officer Kelly Jr. rendered lifesaving medical aid to the victim by applying a chest seal to the puncture wound. Additional patrol units were dispatched to the residence on Logan Avenue and arrived to find several individuals inside the home. Utilizing the loudspeaker on his patrol vehicle, Officer Ivaylo Ivanov commanded the individuals to exit the residence. One of the individuals, 47 year old Karahn Hinson of Atlantic City, was identified as the suspect and taken into custody without incident. The victim was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for treatment of a life-threatening stab wound sustained in the attack.

ARRESTED:  Karahn D. Hinson, 47, of Atlantic City.

CHARGES:  Aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and certain persons not possess a weapon.

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

Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766.  Information can be texted to tip411 (847411).  Begin the text with ACPD.  All texts are anonymous.

Alert sent on 03/29/2022 at 8:16AM EDT


Sergeant Paul Aristizabal


Submit an Anonymous Tip

To submit a tip via text message text ACPD and your tip to 847411


Alert delivered to the following groups: Atlantic City PD, Business Alerts, Press Releases, Westside Civic Association, Westside Homeowners Protective Association, Tanger Outlet, Chelsea Neighborhood Civic Association, Venice Park Civic Association, Marina District, Stanley Homes Village, First Ward Civic Association, Carver Hall, Chelsea Heights, Bungalow Park Civic Association, The Cove Condo Association, CRDA, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, Security Directors , City Adminstration, Communications, and Atlantic City Boardwalk Committee



Link to Agency