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Atlantic City Man, 23, Indicted For Armed Robbery, Fatal Shooting At Hotel

Keshawn T. Faulkner
Keshawn T. Faulkner Photo Credit: Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office

A 23-year-old man from Atlantic City has been indicted in connection with a fatal shooting during a robbery in a hotel last year, authorities said.

Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, was indicted by a grand jury in for the murder of 25 year-old Wayne Brown, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner.

Faulkner was charged with felony murder, robbery, unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, Tyner said.

On Aug.. 12, 2020, Atlantic City Police received a 9-1-1 call, at 11:45 a.m., reporting a shooting. 

Patrol officers responded to the Madison Hotel, 125 S Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd where they found Wayne Brown on the 11th floor with an apparent gunshot wound.

Details about the robbery were not released. 

Chief Assistant Prosecutor Seth Levy is handling the case.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800People also can call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/

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