Atlantic City Police Department

ATLANTIC CITY — Police are investigating after a shooting early Saturday morning left a city man wounded.

At 12:13 a.m., officers responded to the first block of North Massachusetts Avenue for a report of a man shot, police said in a news release. There, they found a gunshot victim, a 24-year-old man.

The man, who was not identified, was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, for treatment, police said.

This is the 15th shooting in the resort so far this year, according to The Press of Atlantic City’s records, six of which have been fatal. Of the other two homicides in the city this year, one was a stabbing and one was a beating.

The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating. Anyone with information can call 609-347-5788 or anonymously text tip411, 847411, beginning the text with ACPD.

Contact: 609-272-7241 mbilinski@pressofac.com Twitter @ACPressMollyB

Staff Writer

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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