An alert Atlantic City Police Officer got a man wanted for attempted murder off of the streets Tuesday afternoon.

The Atlantic City Police Department reports at around lunchtime Tuesday, Ofc. Aaron Jones stopped a vehicle at Indiana and Bacharach Boulevard after seeing the driver, 31-year-old Ibn Jones of Atlantic City, and knowing that he had a warrant out for his arrest.

Police say Jones’s charges stem from a man being shot at Indiana and Baltic Avenues in the city on November 9th, 2020, that resulted in serious injuries to the victim. In that incident, a concerned citizen drove the man to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division for treatment.

Baltic and Indiana Avenues in Atlantic City - Photo: Google Maps

Jones has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, unlawful possession of a weapon, and aggravated assault. Jones was remanded to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

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

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