Authorities in Atlantic City two 15-year-old boys are recovering after being shot this past weekend.

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The Atlantic City Police Department says their officers responded to the 600 block of Baltic Avenue around 1:30 early Sunday morning in reference to a ShotSpotter alert.

At the scene, officials found evidence of gunfire but they could not locate a victim.

600 block of Baltic Avenue in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps
600 block of Baltic Avenue in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps

Moments later, officers were alerted of two shooting victims at a residence about a block away. Officers subsequently located the two male shooting victims, both 15 of Atlantic City, and immediately rendered medical aid until EMS arrived on scene.

The two were taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this shooting is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department's Violent Crimes Unit at (609) 347-5766.

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