Atlantic City man no longer suspect in casino stabbings, two remain wanted
One of three men announced as fugitives in a bloody melee at Harrah’s is no longer considered a suspect, police said.
Akbar Pearson, 33, of Camden, was wounded and also charged in the attacks. Three others were listed as fugitives.
But police announced Sunday that further investigation determined “Rivera is not wanted, and is not considered a suspect or fugitive at this time.”
No details on how the discrepancy happened were released and police did not immediately respond to requests for further comment.
Kamal Allen, 34, of Bridgeton, and Dante Braxton, 24, of Atlantic City, remain fugitives.
Allen was a member of the city’s anti-violence task force. He was fired after he was charged, Mayor Marty Small told BreakingAC.
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