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Atlantic City Teenager Wounded By Gunfire

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Atlantic City police Photo Credit: Facebook/ Atlantic City PD

A 17-year-old boy from Atlantic City was wounded in a shooting, authorities said.

Atlantic City police were called to the 100 north block of Pennsylvania Avenue at 1:53 a.m. on Wednesday by a ShotSpotter audio gunshot detection alert, the department announced on Facebook.

Police found a teenager with gunshot wounds.

The shooting victim was taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center’s City Campus. His injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.

No other details were released.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5766. Information also can be text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.

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