ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS) – A police-involved shooting in Atlantic City left an 18-year-old suspect dead Monday afternoon, according to authorities.
Police were called out to the Stanley Holmes Village Apartment Complex at about 2 p.m. after receiving reports of two armed black men in the area.READ MORE: Upper Darby High School Dismissed Early After Student Sets Paper Towel Roll On Fire In Bathroom
Police officers located the men, who reportedly attempted to run away after seeing the officers.
One of the men, a 24-year-old from Atlantic City, eventually complied with the officers’ commands and dropped his weapon. The other man, an 18-year-old, also from Atlantic City, allegedly disregarded the officers and fled on foot.READ MORE: Lockdown Lifted At Hardy Williams Mastery Charter School After 911 Call Warning Of School Shooting
Police chased the suspect into the 200 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, where one of the officers allegedly opened fire, wounding the 18-year-old.
The suspect was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Campus, where he was pronounced dead a short while later.
The 24-year-old suspect was taken into custody and charged with multiple weapons offenses, obstruction of justice and resisting arrest. He was taken to the Atlantic County Justice Facility. Bail was set at $100,000.MORE NEWS: Bipartisan Congressional Talks On Overhauling Police Practices End Without Agreement, Sen. Cory Booker Says
Authorities have not released the identities of both men at this time. The shooting remains under investigation.