A man was found shot on the 600 block of Howard Avenue in Atlantic City, police said Wednesday night.

Police received a call at about 6:35 p.m. from a homeowner on Howard Avenue in the area of Stanley Holmes Village who said a man was in front of his house and bleeding. The victim was conscious when units arrived. The man had been shot in the cheek and was bleeding from his nose and mouth, police said. He was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he underwent surgery. His condition was not released. 

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A car police believe belongs to the victim was parked outside the home. 

About half the block was cordoned off Wednesday night, and forensics officers were processing the scene. Investigators are canvassing the neighborhood for possible witnesses. 

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 609-347-5766 or Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234. Information also may be texted anonymously to tip411 (847411) beginning the text with ACPD.

Braden Campbell and Lynda Cohen

 

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Senior copy editor for the Press of Atlantic City. Have worked as a reporter, copy editor and news editor with the paper since 1985. A graduate of the University of Delaware.

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