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Atlantic City man wanted for shooting

Atlantic City man wanted for shooting

Atlantic City Police Department

Atlantic City Police Department.

ATLANTIC CITY — The police seek the public's assistance in locating a man wanted for shooting a woman while several children were in the residence.

Officers on Thursday responded to the 100 block of North Carolina Avenue for a report of a woman shot, police said. The woman, 23, was located and transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, with a gunshot wound. The injury was nonlife threatening.

Detectives from the Violent Crimes Unit discovered that 25-year-old Tyquan McClarin-Lamar arrived at the residence and got in a fight with a man inside, police said. During the fight, McClarin-Lamar pulled out a gun, and the other man fled.

Three small children were in the residence at the time of the incident, police said.

McClarin-Lamar is charged with four counts of aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, certain person not to possess a weapon, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of McClarin-Lamar or additional information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5766. Information can be text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

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