A suspect in a 2023 murder jumped from a third-story apartment window in Atlantic City Tuesday morning in a failed attempt to elude the police.

Murder Suspect Jumped from 3rd Floor Window

Atlantic City Police say that Jamar Jones, 35, of Atlantic City jumped from the third-floor window of the School House Apartments on North Martin Luther King Blvd at about 8:30 am Tuesday in an attempt to avoid the authorities.

Jones sustained serious, but not life-threatening injuries in the fall.

Jamar Jones is a Suspect in a 2023 Shotting Death in Atlantic City

Jones was wanted in the shooting death of Luis Rosa-Rodriguez on November 7, 2023.

Rosa-Rodriquez was shot on Florida Ave in Atlantic City and died a short time later at the hospital.

On Dec. 11, Jones was charged with the murder and various weapons charges and has been on the run since.

Police Point Out Incorrect Information About Tuesday's Apprehension

Atlantic City Police wrote on Facebook Tuesday that several media reports had incorrectly said that there was a homicide Tuesday at this apartment location.

There have been several media reports today regarding a homicide that occurred near the area of Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard and Arctic Avenue. This is completely INCORRECT. The Atlantic City Police Department and Atlantic City SWAT Team were searching for a wanted male who is now in custody.

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