An Atlantic City man has been sentenced in connection to a fatal shooting at a hotel in the city in the summer of 2020.

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The Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office says on Thursday, 25-year-old Keshawn Faulkner was sentenced to 19 years in state prison.

This past December, Faulkner pleaded guilty to,

  • First-degree aggravated manslaughter
  • First-degree robbery
  • Second-degree possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose

The charges stem from a botched armed robbery at the Madison Hotel on August 12th, 2020.

Madison Hotel in Atlantic City - Photo: Google Maps
Madison Hotel in Atlantic City - Photo: Google Maps

According to, on that morning, Atlantic City Police found 25-year-old Wayne Brown on the 11th floor suffering from a gunshot wound.

Faulkner must serve 85% of his sentence before becoming eligible for parole.

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