ATLANTIC CITY — A city man was taken to surgery Saturday after a shooting near Arctic and Kentucky avenues, police said.

The 25-year-old suffered multiple gunshot wounds. He was not identified and did not provide a description of a shooter, police said.

Police described his injuries as nonlife-threatening.

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Investigators are reviewing surveillance footage from the area. No other injuries were reported.

Police were notified of shots fired at the intersection about 3 p.m. A witness told police that a person standing outside of a red SUV fired into another vehicle, got into the SUV and sped southbound down Kentucky Avenue toward Atlantic Avenue.

Spent shell casings were found at the intersection. Traffic was shut down on Kentucky Avenue from Baltic to Arctic avenues from 3:05 until 4:40 p.m. while forensic investigators processed the scene.

Atlantic Cape Community College’s Charles D. Worthington Atlantic City Campus, which is near the scene, was locked down during the incident. The lockdown was lifted at 3:23 p.m.

Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit at 609-347-5766. The lead investigator is Detective Steve Rando.

Information may be sent anonymously via text to 847411. Texts should begin with the letters “ACPD.” Information can also be called in to Crimestoppers at 609-652-1234.

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