Man arrested in killing inside Atlantic City motel

A man has been arrested in a Friday night crime spree that included the killing of a 21-year-old man inside an Atlantic City motel.
Avery Bracey, 36, is charged in the killing of the man shot inside the Sunset Inn, along with a shooting that wounded another man on Florida Avenue, jail and police records obtained by BreakingAC show.
Police were called to the Sunset Inn at 8:44 p.m. for the report of a shooting, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said in a release issued Friday night.
Ky’Lee Haynes, who lived in the city, was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, where he was pronounced dead.
Bracy is also charged in connection with two other crimes.
A suspect came into the Popeyes at 1740 Atlantic Ave., ordered food and then pulled out a handgun, according to a police report. He then fled, and was later identified as Bracey.
There was also a ShotSpotter alert of one gunshot on the first block of North Florida Avenue. Police found no victim when they arrived, but a man later walked into the Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his leg.
The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is leading the investigation with help from the city’s Violent Crimes Unit.
Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes at 609-909-7666 or Atlantic City police at 609-347-5788. Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD.

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