Atlantic City police seeking fugitive shooting suspect

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – Police in Atlantic City are searching for a fugitive wanted for attempted murder in relation to a shooting that took place Friday morning.

According to police, Ayman H. Shiham, 21, of Atlantic City, shot a 29-year-old man in the 3800 block of Ventnor Avenue at around 7:30 am.

The Atlantic City Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter alert at that time. When they arrived on scene, they found a 29-year-old male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

“Evidence of gunfire was also located at the scene,” ACPD said in a statement. “The victim was transported by ambulance to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for treatment of injuries that are considered non-life threatening.”

After conducting an investigation, police determined Shiham to be the shooter. He is currently at large and considered armed an dangerous.

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He has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose, and possession of a high-capacity magazine.

If you know where he is, police are asking the public to call 1-609-347-5766.