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Atlantic City police investigating two recent shootings

Atlantic City police investigating two recent shootings

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Sgt. Kevin Fair of ACPD show ShotSpotter Respond at dispatch station of ACHILLES in Atlantic City. Feb 11, 2019 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

ATLANTIC CITY — The Police Department is investigating two shootings.

Both victims, whom police did not identify, were treated for injuries that weren’t life-threatening, police said.

According to police, at 8:12 pm Friday, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1500 block of Drexel Place. Shortly after, a 31-year-old shooting victim, of Atlantic City, arrived at the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division.

At 1:19 pm Saturday, an 18-year-old shooting victim, also of Atlantic City, arrived at the medical center after patrol officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1500 block of Sewell Avenue.

Anyone with information about either incident is urged to contact the police Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5766. Information can be texted to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

Contact: 609-272-7219

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In my first job after college got paid to read the New York Times and summarize articles for an early online data base. First reporting job was with The Daily Record in Parsippany. I have also worked in nonprofits, and have been with The Press since 1990.

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