The Atlantic City Police Department is asking for your help locating a man from Pleasantville who is wanted in connection to a shooting at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino last weekend.

Emery Chapman - Photo: ACPD
Emery Chapman - Photo: ACPD

Authorities responded to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City around 5:00 Sunday morning for a man that walked in with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim, a 25-year-old man from Pleasantville, was shot after becoming involved in an altercation with 39-year-old Emery Chapman, also of Pleasantville, at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.

Chapman has been charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.

Anyone with information about Chapman’s whereabouts or this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at (609) 347-5788.

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