The gunfire continues to ring out in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

It’s been a near daily occurrence during early Days of 2024.

Atlantic City Councilman George Tibbitt confirmed live on-air on Monday, January 8, 2024 that there were two more gun shootings in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Tibbitt confirmed that the shootings took place between 10:00 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. in the Westside section of Atlantic City on Sunday, January 7, 2023.

I have spoken with Atlantic County Prosecutor Will Reynolds to determine if either of the shooting victims have died.

Any death of this nature is investigated by the Atlantic  County Prosecutor’s Office.

Tibbitt has been told by an unofficial Atlantic City Police source that one of the shooting victims has died.

Reynolds has now officially confirmed that one of the shooting victims has died.

Tibbitt is asking for everyone to keep the family members of the various victims in your thoughts and prayers.

Tibbitt expressed his concern about the 14-year-old boy who was shot to death last week in the Sovereign - Boston Avenue area.

Tibbitt apologized on-air for various things that are going on in Atlantic City at the present time under Small.

Tibbitt challenged all residents of Atlantic City and Atlantic County to become a part of the solution “or, you get what you deserve,” said Tibbitt.

Atlantic City has more shooting deaths in 2024 than Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Since our report, the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office released the following statement about this latest murder in Atlantic City as follows:

On January 7, 2024, at approximately 10:06 pm, the Atlantic City Police Department received a ShotSpotter alert for multiple gunshots in the area of the 1100 block of Monroe Avenue. Officers arrived at the scene and located two individuals with gunshot wounds. Kevin Gayle Jr., 37, of Marmora, NJ was unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center, city division, where he was pronounced deceased. Lyndon Russell Jr., 24, of Atlantic City, NJ was also located with a gunshot wound. He was transported to AtlantiCare Medical Center, city division where he was treated and admitted to the hospital. The cause and manner of death for Gayle is pending an autopsy by the South Regional Medical Examiner’s

This incident is being investigated by the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major
Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit.

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