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Atlantic City shooting leaves 1 injured

Atlantic City shooting leaves 1 injured


ATLANTIC CITY — A city man on Wednesday was arrested for shooting another man, police said Thursday.

At 4:04 a.m., officers responded to South Bellevue Avenue for a report of a man shot. Upon arrival, they found a man with a gunshot wound to the leg that was bleeding heavily, police said in a news release. Officers Brandon Bower and Matthew Talavera provided medical aid to the victim, a 21-year-old city resident.

The victim was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus. Police said his injuries were not life-threatening.

Investigating detectives were alerted that 36-year-old Ricky Hill II arrived at Shore Medical Center in Somers Point with a gunshot wound, police said. They determined Hill was responsible for the shooting and arrested him at the hospital.

Hill was charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and certain person not to possess a weapon. He was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

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