A teenager wanted in a July shooting was arrested after police responding to a gunfire alert Monday found him while searching the area.
A 19-year-old man was wounded in the July 26 shooting, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. He was found as his friends tried to carry him to the hospital.
Friends carry Atlantic City shooting victim several blocks
Friends carry Atlantic City shooting victim several blocks – BreakingAC
A teen was wounded in a shooting in Atlantic City’s Walk just before midnight. Friends then carried the victim several blocks, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Video captured by passer-by Dupree Hamilton shows the 19-year-old victim being carried by his friends toward AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, before a police car pulls up. … Read more
The teen suspect, whose name was not released due to his age, was found Monday, after police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 2500 block of Centennial Avenue at 7:59 p.m., according to the report.
Officers found evidence of gunfire, and started searching the area for a potential victim, suspect or witness, Fair said.
That’s when Officers Robert Reynolds and George Mancuso recognized the wanted juvenile at Florida and Arctic avenues.
He was taken into custody without incident, Fair said.
The teen is charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
He is being held at Harborfields Juvenile Detention Center in Egg Harbor City.