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Atlantic City man awaiting sentencing arrested on new gun charge

An Atlantic City man awaiting sentencing on a gun charge was arrested with a loaded handgun Wednesday, police said. Darren Nedrick, 19, is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 4, in connection to shots fired Feb. 3, at the Uptown Complex in Atlantic City. Nedrick was out pending his sentencing when Sgt. Andrew Leonard and Detective Anthony Abrams stopped him at about 2:45 p.m. for driving erratically as he drove north on Indiana Avenue near the
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Man wanted in attempted shooting in Atlantic City

Atlantic City police are looking for a man who allegedly shot at another man during an argument just before 1 a.m. Monday. Terrell Holmes and another man were fighting in the 1500 block of Sewell Avenue when Holmes pulled out a handgun and fired it at the other man, police said. Holmes missed his target and ran, according to the report. No one was injured. A warrant has been issued for Holmes, 28, of Baltimore.
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Two arrested in Atlantic City shooting, robbery

Two Atlantic City men were arrested Wednesday, for allegedly robbing and shooting a man last week. Christian Bolivar-Zapata and Jonathan Candelaria, both 18, are accused of shooting 45-year-old Andrew Carey on Friday morning. Carey, whose name was not released until the arrests, was found by officers responding to the report of a man shot just before 6 a.m. in the north block of Bellevue Avenue. An investigation led by the city’s Violent Crimes Unit led
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Galloway rapper walking two days after being shot 10 times

A Galloway Township man shot 10 times in Absecon on Saturday night was up and walking Monday. Laquan Rex, 25, was stopped at a red light at Route 30 and Shore Road at about 7:30 p.m. “It happened so fast, I couldn’t see anything but survival,” Rex told BreakingAC on Monday. The first three shots struck him as he crawled to the passenger side door. “I was repeatedly getting shot, but I didn’t feel it,” said
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Man fatally shot in Atlantic City

A man was killed Sunday night in Atlantic City, police confirmed. Deshawn Dawkins, 27, was shot in the first block of South Virginia Avenue at about 9:15 p.m., Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner said. The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit is investigating with the help of Atlantic City police. About a half-hour later, a 21-year-old man came into the Trauma Unit at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the hand,
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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
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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
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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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Charges dismissed against man indicted twice in 2012 Mullica killing

Charges have been dismissed against a man twice indicted for murder in the 2012 killing of a Mullica Township man. Michael Castro spent 16 months in jail after he was arrested in 2013, accused of killing John Kingsbury, 77, during an alleged robbery attempt at the man’s home. Castro was charged with murder, two counts of burglary, passing bad checks and weapons offenses. A defense motion to dismiss was set to be heard next week, but
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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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