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Two arrested in robberies that led to shooting in Atlantic City

Two men have been arrested in connection with a June 14 shooting that wounded a man. Raheem Miller, 24, was shot in the incident that began with a robbery inside the Taco Bell/Kentucky Fried Chicken in the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue, police said. Ladell Mayers was arrested at the time with a stolen handgun but police said at the time he was not the shooter. An investigation led by the city’s Violent Crimes Unit found
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Pleasantville man charged in wounding four in expressway shooting

A Pleasantville man has been charged with four counts of attempted murder in a shootout between two cars on the Atlantic City Expressway last year. Devan Leggette, 21, was allegedly driving a black Dodge Ram pickup truck, and was exchanging gunfire with a white Ford Expedition. A witness was heading east near milepost 11.2 when he heard gunshots and looked up to see smoke coming from the Dodge Ram, according to the charges. The Dodge
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Man shot in head in Atlantic City

A man is in critical condition after he was shot in the head Tuesday night. The shooting happened before 11 p.m. In the 100 block of North Texas Avenue, police said. Detectives are following several good leads, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-347-5766. Information may also be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD.
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Atlantic City police investigating second shooting in less than 24 hours

An Atlantic City man was wounded Wednesday night in the city’s second shooting in less than 24 hours. The shooter is still being sought, but a man was arrested at the scene with a stolen gun, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. The ShotSpotter audio gunshot-detection system alerted police to the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue near the Kentucky Fried Chicken. Officer Jonathan Walsh found several men fighting when he arrived at the scene and found one
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Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting

An Atlantic City man was wounded in a shootout Tuesday night. The ShotSpotter audio gunshot-detection system registered multiple rounds. Jordan Reaves, 19, was injured in the shooting in the area of Adams Court just before 11 p.m., police said. He was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus. His injury was not considered life-threatening. The city’s Violent Crimes Unit is leading the investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-347-5766
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Pleasantville man charged in shooting that wounded Atlantic City man

A Pleasantville man has been charged with shooting a man in Atlantic City. John Gilmore, 34, was already in police custody when a warrant was issued for him Friday in the shooting last Sunday of Alexander Botchway. Botchway was found shot in the hand in the beach block of Ocean Avenue just after 11 p.m. June 4. He was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus, where he was treated and released. An investigation
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Man arrested in EHC shooting also charged in shooting in casino valet area

One of three men arrested in an Egg Harbor City shooting is also charged in a shooting inside an Atlantic City casino valet area. Jonnattan Lopez — also known as J-roc — was arrested in Atlantic City on Wednesday. He is one of three men charged in connection with a May 18 gunfight at the Philadelphia Village Apartments in Egg Harbor City. No one was injured, but several buildings were damaged, and bullets narrowly missed
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Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting

An Atlantic City man was wounded in a shooting Sunday night. Officers called to the beach block of Ocean Avenue found Alexander Botchway, 26, suffering from a gunshot wound. Botchway was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, where he was treated and released. The investigation is being led by Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5788.
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Man shot and killed in Atlantic City on Mother’s Day

A man was shot and killed in Atlantic City’s Back Maryland section Sunday afternoon, police said. Keith Cundiff, 32, a local rapper known as K-Miz, was the victim, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Monday, hours after an arrest was made. “This is the third homicide in the Maryland Avenue neighborhood in the past 14 days,” Tyner said Sunday night. “I am appalled at the callous disregard for human life. I urge every resident to work cooperatively
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Man killed in Atlantic City

A 31-year-old man was shot and killed in Atlantic City on Friday night. He was identified Monday as David Blackwell Jr. The shooting happened outside the Barclay Arms Apartments in the city’s Back Maryland section at about 10:15 p.m., police said. The victim was found unconscious. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:45 p.m., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The city’s Violent Crimes Unit and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit were called
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