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Person charged in fatal shooting on Atlantic City Boardwalk

Digital Brief: March 18, 2023 (AM)
Digital Brief: March 18, 2023 (AM) 03:02

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) -- A man was shot and killed on the Atlantic City Boardwalk Saturday morning, authorities said.

Police responded to the 1900 block of the Boardwalk just before 2 a.m. for a report of a man who was shot, the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office said.

The man was pronounced dead and police have a suspect in custody.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office announced they charged 34-year-old Jahlil Boston of Egg Harbor City with murder, unlawful possession of a weapon and related firearm charges in connection with this case.

Officials also say that Boston knew the victim and that the shooting was not random.

Crime scene tape and Atlantic City police vehicles were in front of the Johnny Rockets restaurant at Bally's Casino.

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