Shooting on 47th floor of Atlantic City casino leaves teens wounded

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Friday, March 25, 2016

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (WPVI) -- A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after shots were fired on the 47th floor of a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, leaving two 16-year-olds wounded.

Police were called to the Trump Taj Mahal Casino at 11:19 p.m. Thursday for a report of shots fired. Officers found a crime scene in the tower, but no victims.

However, police were later notified that a 16-year-old boy entered AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center with an apparent gunshot wound.

Soon after, another 16-year-old came in with an apparent gunshot wound.

Their wounds were not considered to be life-threatening.

Officers found the 17-year-old, allegedly in possession of a handgun, in the unit block of S. Virginia Avenue.

Police say the investigation is not complete and more charges could be filed.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5788.