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Atlantic City police investigating afternoon shooting

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ATLANTIC CITY -

A 10 year-old boy was hit by a stray bullet on his way home from school during a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the boy suffered only minor injuries when he was hit in the foot by a bullet that ricocheted off the street.  The shooting happened just after 3 p.m. on the 500 block of Adriatic Avenue. A 21 year-old man from Pleasantville was hit once in the buttocks and once in the arm.  He was treated at the hospital for minor injuries and was released.

The victim did not provide any suspect information, however witnesses at the scene report seeing two black men flee the area shortly after the shooting.

Anyone with information should contact Atlantic City Police.

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