ATLANTIC CITY - Police said an 18-year-old city resident walked into the emergency room at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center after a bullet grazed his back.

Initially, police responded to a call of shots fired at about 10:15 p.m. Saturday in theĀ 800 block of North Maryland Avenue.

Police did not find a victim at the scene, but 30 minutes later they were called to the medical center's city division where a man, identified as Amire Moore, said he had been shot about 30 minutes prior to coming into the emergency room.

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Officers then checked the location where Moore said he was shot, 836 North Maryland Avenue, where they found several spent shell casings.

Moore told police he was in a vehicle with three other people and that while driving he observed another vehicle following them.

Police said that Moore parked the vehicle in a parking lot and saw two males approaching on foot. Moore did not provide a physical or clothing description of the males.

Police said that Moore told them shots were fired by the unidentified males and Moore fled on foot into a nearby residence.

Moore sustained a graze wound to his back, and was treated and released.

Anyone with information about this incidentĀ can contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 609-347-5766. Information can be text to TIP411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous. Information can also be called into Crimestoppers at 609-652-1234.

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