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ATLANTIC CITY — Police asked for the public’s help this week finding a Pleasantville man wanted in a June shooting that left another man wounded.

At 11:39 p.m. June 7, officers responded to the first block of Hartford Avenue for an alert from the city’s gunshot-audio detection system, police said in a news release. There, they found a 25-year-old victim, who has not been identified.

The victim, of Atlantic City, was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for treatment.

Jiquan Cooper, 22, who has been charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and conspiracy, has not been arrested.

Another suspect allegedly involved in the shooting, Kevin Alicea, was arrested June 27 by Officer Troy Grams.

Alicea, a 28-year-old from Atlantic City, is charged with attempted murder, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and conspiracy and was taken to the Atlantic County jail.

Anyone with information about Cooper’s whereabouts or the shooting can call police at 609-347-5788 or anonymously text to tip411, 847411, beginning the text with ACPD.

Contact: 609-272-7241

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My beat is public safety, following police and crime. I started in January 2018 here at the Press covering Egg Harbor and Galloway townships. Before that, I worked at the Reading Eagle in Reading, Pa., covering crime and writing obituaries.

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