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
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.
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
Atlantic City police are looking for the public’s help in finding a man wanted in a shooting and identifying his co-conspirator. The shooting happened on Iowa Avenue near Pacific Avenue, just across from the Tropicana at about 2:30 a.m. An investigation by the Violent Crimes Unit led to charges being filed against Bryan Miranda. 23, of Atlantic City. Police are also trying to identify Miranda’s alleged co-conspirator, who is seen in surveillance video. Stills of
The convicted enforcer for an allegedly dangerous Atlantic City drug gang got into more trouble Tuesday when a judge accused him of threatening his lawyer. Malik Derry, now 26, is already serving life in prison for his part in Dirty Blok, a drug-trafficking gang that once ruled Atlantic City’s Stanley Holmes Village and surround neighborhoods. But he still faces trial in the Feb. 10, 2013, killing of Tyquinn James, 25, who was shot and killed
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
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
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
Atlantic City police are investigating a shooting that wounded a 20-year-old Pleasantville man. The ShotSpotter gunshot audio-detection system alerted police to the 300 block of North Virginia Avenue at about 8:45 p.m. Quaheim Garner suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, and was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus. The injury was not considered life-threatening. A witness told Breaking AC that three males were seen running through the parking lot of the Meadows. The
An Atlantic City man has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting Sunday night. Kevin Couplin, 24, was shot in the area of Vermont Plaza just before 10 p.m., acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Diane Ruberton said. The office’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating. Couplin’s Facebook page was quickly filled with posts from friends and family in disbelief about the death. Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes at 609-909-7666 or Atlantic City police at 609-347-5766.