VIDEO: SUSPECTS SOUGHT AFTER THE SHOOTING OF A.C. POLICE OFFICER
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (WPVI) --
Prosecutors have released surveillance video of suspects being sought after the shooting of an Atlantic City police officer.
A police officer is in critical condition, and one suspect is dead.
Gunfire broke out around 2:30 a.m. Saturday outside the Caesars Casino on the 2100 block of Pacific Avenue when officers were on routine patrol.
Two officers on patrol were exiting their vehicle to approach a group of individuals engaged in criminal activity, according to Diane Ruberton, the acting Atlantic County Prosecutor.
One officer was shot while exiting the patrol car.
Sgt. Kevin Fair of the Atlantic City police said, "They went to stop a group of individuals. I'm not quite sure why. At the time of their encounter one of the individuals shot and wounded one of our Atlantic City police officers."
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