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ATLANTIC CITY — A 17-year-old city boy was shot Sunday in the 1800 block of Lincoln Avenue, police said.

Officers responded to the scene after receiving an alert from the city’s gunshot-audio detection system just before midnight.

The boy was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, to treat injuries that were not life-threatening, police said.

The Violent Crimes Unit is investigating. Anyone with information about the shooting can call police at 609-347-5788. Information also can be texted to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.

All texts are anonymous.

— Amanda Auble

Contact: 609-272-7239


Twitter @AublePressofAC

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