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An Atlantic City 7th grader was shot and killed Wednesday just a few blocks from school. NBC10's Nefertiti Jaquez has the latest on the investigation.
Police are investigating a double shooting in Atlantic City that killed a young boy and injured another.
Police say the 13-year-old boy was hanging out with a friend on Pennsylvania Avenue and Rt. 30 on Wednesday shortly before 3 p.m.
Witnesses say they spotted someone on a bike pull out a gun and open fire following an argument.
The 13-year-old boy was shot in the stomach while his friend was shot in the leg.
The 13-year-old was pronounced dead while the second boy, who is 15, was taken to the hospital. He is expected to survive, according to police.
Investigators have not yet released the victim’s identity but say he was a 7th grade student at Pennsylvania Avenue School.
No arrests have been made. Police have not yet released information on any suspects.
Atlantic City Police are also investigating an unrelated homicide on the 3500 block of Pacific Avenue. An unidentified man was stabbed to death at the Sea Breeze Condominiums. Police have not yet revealed the man's identity or information on any suspects.
The two incidents mark the first two homicides of the year for Atlantic City.
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