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Atlantic City man wanted in shooting

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Atlantic City Police Department

Atlantic City Police Department.

ATLANTIC CITY — Police are looking for a city man accused of shooting a woman early Friday morning, Lt. Kevin Fair said.

At 3:23 a.m., officers responded to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for a report of a woman with a gunshot wound.

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The victim, a 34-year-old city woman, was shot in the first block of South Florida Avenue, Fair said in a news release. Her injuries were not life-threatening.

Investigators identified James Burton, 42, also known as Ronnie Jones, as the person responsible for the shooting, Fair said.

Burton has been charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Anyone with information about the shooting or Burton’s whereabouts can call police at 609-347-5766. Information also can be texted to tip411. Begin the text with ACPD.

Contact Molly Shelly:

609-272-7241

mshelly@pressofac.com

Twitter @mollycshelly

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