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Atlantic City boxer pleads guilty in 2014 killing

An Atlantic City boxer pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated manslaughter and drug charges in a 2014 killing. Omar Curry, 27, admitted to killing Nelson Viera Jan. 17, 2014, and operating and maintaining controlled dangerous substance production facility. Texas and Arctic avenues. The city’s ShotSpotter audio-gunshot detection system alerted police to the area. He was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, where he was pronounced dead. Curry was arrested more than seven months later,
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Man killed in Atlantic City

A man was fatally shot in Atlantic City on Tuesday night. Firefighters who responded to the scene were also shot at while trying to aid the victim, Fire Chief Scott Evans said. “They were putting pressure bandages on the victim when they heard and felt gunfire over their heads,” he said. “Two of the firemen took cover behind the car.” Police were called to the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue after 9 p.m., for a
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Remains found in EHT belong to man missing since 2014

The 2014 disappearance of an Egg Harbor Township man is now being investigated as a homicide after his remains were found in a township lot earlier this year, the Atlantic County prosecutor said Wednesday. Barry Brown, 55, was reported missing Oct. 7, 2014. His whereabouts remained unknown when remains were found Jan. 25 of this year in a lot adjacent to the Atlantic County Utilities Authority on Doughty Road in the township, Atlantic County Prosecutor
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Evidence ‘voluminous’ against man accused in fatal stabbing

A man accused of brutally stabbing his ex-girlfriend in her Atlantic City home pleaded not guilty Tuesday. The evidence against Jose Lopez is “voluminous,” according to information released in court. The 51-year-old man faces multiple charges, including murder, attempted murder and robbery in the killing of Bessy Blanco, 54 inside her North Harrisburg Avenue home. The two had a romantic relationship, but had broken up. A family member previously told BreakingAC that Lopez had continued
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Atlantic City man arrested in Mother’s Day killing

An Atlantic City man was arrested early Monday morning in the Mother’s Day killing of a local rapper. Keith Cundiff Jr., known as K-Miz, was found shot multiple times in the 800 block of North Maryland Avenue just before 3 p.m. Sunday. Cundiff, 32, was pronounced dead at the scene. An investigation through the night led to the arrest of Lorin Wright, 31, inside a home on the 1000 block of Brights Court, Atlantic County
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Man wounded in Pleasantville shooting

Pleasantville police are investigating a shooting that wounded a 24-year-old Tuckerton man Friday afternoon. Marven Barreau, was shot while driving on Doughty Road at about 4 p.m., Capt. Matt Hartman said. He then crashed into a pole near Portland Avenue. Barreau suffered a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. He was treated at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, and released. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-641-6100.
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Toms River officers cleared in shooting that wounded man

​Toms River police were justified in wounding a suspect who is accused of pulling a handgun on them in July, according to the Attorney General’s Office. The decision confirms the findings of Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph Coronato. The case will not be presented to a grad jury. According to the prosecutor: On July 7, 2016, Timothy Sauers pulled a dark colored handgun on three Toms River Police Officers during a motor vehicle stop in the
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Three charged in Atlantic City shooting that wounded two

The Atlantic City Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit concluded a three week long investigation into the shooting of two males that occurred on March 1, 2017. As a result, three suspects have been arrested and one handgun recovered. At 4:20 am, patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter Alert and multiple 911 calls reporting gunfire in the 2500 block of Pacific Avenue. Officers arrived to find two males who had sustained gunshot wounds. Bilal Freeman, a
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Atlantic City native killed in Atlanta shooting

An Atlantic City native was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight in Georgia, according to police. Ernest Tyrrell Bing, 40, was shot at about 11:45 p.m. Friday at a Texaco gas and food mart in Clarkston, Georgia, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Bing, who was living in Alpharetta, Georgia, was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died. Another patron not involved in the fight was shot in the
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Men sought in separate Atlantic City shootings

Atlantic City police are looking for help in finding two suspects in two separate shootings. Laquea Boggs, 20, of Pleasantville, is wanted in the March 9 shooting that wounded Quaheim Garner. Garner was caught in the crossfire as Boggs and another man shot at each other in the 300 block of North Virginia Avenue, according to the investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit. The investigation is ongoing and the VCU is still trying to identify
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