It’s been a deadly year in Atlantic City. That’s according the local newspaper and police reports.
More than halfway through the year, there already have been 19 shootings, seven of which were fatal, according to The Press of Atlantic City’s records. Of the other two homicides, one was a stabbing and one was a beating.
It’s a sharp increase from last year’s crime statistics, released February in the city Police Department’s end-of-year report. In all of 2018, there were seven confirmed homicides, down from 13 the previous year.
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