ShotSpotter Technology Helped Atlantic City Police Find Shooting Victim

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On October 27, 2020 at 3:22 pm, patrol officers responded to the 1500 block of Sewell Avenue in reference to a ShotSpotter alert. Officers were directed to a nearby residence where a shooting victim was located. The man, 21, of Philadelphia, PA, was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for treatment of a non-life threatening injury.  Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Violent Crimes Unit at 609-347-5766. Information can be text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.  ShotSpotter is a patented system of sensors, algorithms and artificial intelligence accurately detects, locates and alerts police to gunfire.  It uses sensors in a city to detect gunshots by triangulating the position of the shot.

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