Two out of three people involved in a drive-by shooting in Atlantic City back in the summer of 2021 have been sentenced to state prison.

This past Monday, 20-year-old Adresce Jones and 21-year-old Armaad Brooks-Chappelle, both of Atlantic City, were sentenced on charges of attempted murder, unlawful possession of community guns, and related crimes to aggregate terms of ten years, subject to 8-½ years of parole ineligibility.

Both men were also sentenced to lesser concurrent terms on unrelated charges and they will be subject to five years of intensive parole supervision upon their release.

Third person

A third defendant, 19-year-old Quran Fenwick of Atlantic City, also pleaded guilty for his role in the drive-by shooting to charges of attempted murder and possession of a handgun for an unlawful purpose.

Although he was a juvenile at the time of the shooting, he is being treated as an adult for purposes of sentencing.

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Under the terms of his plea, Fenwick is expected to be sentenced to seven years in state prison next month.

According to the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office, during the early morning hours of August 21st, 2021, Jones, Brooks-Chappelle, and Fenwick were riding in a stolen vehicle in Atlantic City when they ambushed the victim with gunfire.

The victim sustained gunshot wounds to his face and shoulder areas. Following emergency medical treatment, he survived.

Through witnesses and surveillance video, authorities identified and later apprehended Jones, BrooksChappelle, and Fenwick.

Ballistics analysis also linked two handguns used in the drive-by shooting incident to other gun crimes in Atlantic County.

Fourth and fifth persons in this case

Two other defendants, Faheem Harris and Beatrice Chappelle, pleaded guilty to witness tampering charges in this case.

Harris is expected to be sentenced to three years behind bars next month.

Beatrice Chappelle, who is the mother of Brooks-Chappelle, was already sentenced to five years of probation.

This case was investigated by the Violent Crimes Unit of the Atlantic City Police Department and the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office.

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