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Suspect Shot, Killed After Atlantic City Police Pursuit

March 27, 2014  | 

One man is dead after a police pursuit and shooting in the middle of a busy Atlantic City street. The shooting occurred on the 2100 block of Atlantic Avenue at around 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

"It involved police officers from three different communities. The individual crashed just a few blocks away from here and there was a shootout,"  Don Guardian, Atlantic City Mayor, told WPVI TV.

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TERRY F. ZECH VAPD (RET0 @ 3/28/2014 7:18 AM

I guess Albequerque is not alone in having to use deadly force. Why do suspects try to run so much in today's world of technology with all the cameras on the streets and better communications. They need to give up not shoot at officers that are trained to neutralize a threat when it shoots bullets indiscriminately at officers that could technically hit civilians.

Ima Leprechaun @ 4/21/2014 3:30 AM

The Bad Guys get the same adrenalin dump we do once that siren comes on, so fight and flight mode is automatic for the suspects too. Ever see an officer at the end of a chase? No matter how long or short the chase, they are pumped. I know from experience, I could never hold a pen until I took a lot of deep breaths after the suspect was secured. The adrenalin takes a while to wind down in us too. We are only human. We can't help it we are all flawed and imperfect beings. All of us can only do the best we can do under those circumstances and nothing more. There are a lot of runners that do get away so the bad guys know it's a gamble too.

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