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3 stabbed on Tropicana casino floor early Monday, four arrested

3 stabbed on Tropicana casino floor early Monday, four arrested

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Tropicana Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City

UPDATED: Four men charged in an early Monday stabbing that left three injured on the casino floor of Tropicana Atlantic City are scheduled to appear for detention hearings this week. Jabari Cummings, 30, and Tyevon Walker, 22, both of Brooklyn, New York; Delroy McNeil, 32, of Cary, North Carolina; and Shaun Laney, 25, of Machias, New York, are scheduled to appear virtually Friday morning before Atlantic County Superior Court Judge Patricia M. Wild. Click here for complete story. 

ATLANTIC CITY — Four men were arrested early Monday after three were stabbed on the casino floor of Tropicana Atlantic City.

At 2:57 a.m., State Police responded to the casino for a report of an altercation, Trooper Alejandro Goez said. State Police have jurisdiction over casino floors.

Terri Lutz, assistant vice president of marketing at the casino, declined to comment on the incident, citing an ongoing investigation.

Authorities did not release all of the names of the three men who were stabbed but said they were taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus.

One of the men sustained life-threatening injuries and is in serious condition, Goez said.

Jabari Cummings, 30, and Tyevon Walker, 22, both of Brooklyn, New York; Delroy McNeil, 32, of Cary, North Carolina; and Shaun Laney, 25, of Machias, New York, were arrested, Goez said.

Cummings was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, aggravated assault, possession of crack/cocaine, tampering with evidence and criminal attempt homicide.

McNeil, who was one of the men stabbed but was later released from the hospital, was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for unlawful purposes, aggravated assault and criminal attempt homicide.

Laney and Walker were both charged with robbery.

All four were taken to the Atlantic County jail.

The investigation is ongoing.

City police also responded.

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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