ATLANTIC CITY — Police are investigating an assault that occurred Thursday night involving a city councilman.
At 10:45 p.m., officers responded to a parking lot near Florida and Atlantic avenues and found the victim to be MD Hossain Morshed, 47, the 4th Ward councilman for the city, police said in a news release.
Morshed was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus. Police said his injuries were not life-threatening.
Morshed did not return a call seeking comment Friday night.
Anyone with information about the assault can call police at 609-347-5766 or text tip411 (84744). Begin the text with ACPD.
— John Russo
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I graduated from Rowan University in 2011 where I studied journalism. I covered local high school and college sports at the South Jersey Times and Vineland Daily Journal. I have been a sports reporter with The Press since July 2013