Advertisements

Shots fired in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police responded to shots fired just before midnight Saturday. No one was injured in the shooting on the 1700 block of Atlantic Avenue, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. A witness told BreakingAC that they heard shots as they were leaving the bus station on Atlantic Avenue, and that the sound seemed to come from the area of the Popeye’s across the street. “Within five or six seconds, cops were right there,” said the witness,
Advertisements
Read more

Man wounded in Atlantic City shooting

An Atlantic City man was wounded in a shooting early Wednesday morning. Dominick Haynes, 27, was found shot in the 1600 block of Ohio Avenue at about 12:45 a.m., Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Haynes was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is being led by Violent Crimes Unit. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Atlantic City police at 609-347-5788. Information can also
Read more

Shooting in Pleasantville

A gunshot victim showed up at an area hospital shortly after shots were fired in Pleasantville, police said. Police were called to the area of Willard Avenue and Broad Street for shots fired at about 10:30 Tuesday night, Capt. Matt Hartman said. No evidence was found at that time. A short time later, Pleasantville police got a call from AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus that a man had been dropped off with multiple gunshot
Read more

Man shot in Pleasantville

A man was shot in the leg in Pleasantville on Saturday night. Police were called to the 400 block of Elm Avenue at about 9:45 p.m. for reports of shots fired. Then that a man was wounded, Capt. Matt Hartman said. Hallie Fields, 38, was found with gunshot wound to the left thigh. The Pleasantville man was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus for his injury. No suspects were located. Violent Crimes Unit
Read more

Man arrested in Atlantic City shooting

Atlantic City police have arrested a man in one of the two shootings that happened over the weekend. Stephen Jacobs, 35, was arrested Monday in the shooting of 46-year-old Terry Harris. Harris was found shot in the 1800 block of Hummock Avenue at about 1:20 a.m. Sunday. Three hours earlier, Orion Austin was found with a gunshot wound to the leg in the 700 block of Arctic Avenue. No arrest has been made in that
Read more

Two wounded in separate Atlantic City shootings overnight

Police are investigating two separate shootings that each wounded men hours apart in Atlantic City overnight Saturday. The first shooting happened just before 10:30 p.m. in the area of Arctic and New Jersey avenues, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. ShotSpotter, the city’s audio gunshot-detection system, registered eight rounds. People gathered at a cookout nearby rushed children inside a home, a witness tells BreakingAC. Orion Austin, 22, of the city, was found with a gunshot wound to
Read more

Reward for information on who shot at Atlantic City first-responders

Atlantic City first-responders were getting ready to put the wounded man on a gurney when gunshots rang out again. This time, toward them. “Three or four shots rang out,” acting Atlantic City Fire Capt. Jamil Wilkins told BreakingAC. “It felt and sounded like they came right over our heads.” Police are now offering a $5,000 reward for helping find the suspect who shot at firefighters and EMTs as they tended to a gunshot victim July
Read more

House, vehicles damaged in Pleasantville shooting

Pleasantville police are investigating after a home and several cars were damaged by gunfire overnight. Shots were heard in the 600 block of Adams Avenue just before 1:30 a.m., Capt. Matt Hartman said. Officers arrived to find damage to a residence and multiple vehicles on the property also had been struck. The department’s Violent Crimes Unit is investigating. An initial check of area hospitals found no one wounded in the incident. Anyone with information is
Read more

Man detained for allegedly shooting at driver in Atlantic City

A man accused of shooting at a car as it drove an Atlantic City street was ordered detained pending trial Wednesday. Colton Seldon, 30, is accused of a shooting at a 55-year-old man — identified in court only as J.V. — last week in the 3100 block of Fairmount Avenue. The man told police Seldon was walking when he pointed the gun and fired. The ShotSpotter audio gunshot-detection system registered the shots and shell casings
Read more

Atlantic City man arrested in shooting

An Atlantic City man was arrested just hours after allegedly shooting a man early Friday morning. Marcelino Martinez, 27, was shot around 4 a.m. in the beach block of Tennessee Avenue and driven to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Camus, Sgt. Kevin Fair said. Robert Creek, 37, of Atlantic City, was arrested a few hours later, and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon
Read more