Atlantic City Police Officer Shot and Wounded, Police Kill Suspect Killed

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) --  An Atlantic City, New Jersey, police officer has been shot and wounded, officials announced early Saturday morning.

"We are currently investigating a shooting," the Atlantic City Police Department tweeted. "We have 1 officer shot and wounded. 1 suspect shot and killed. This is an active invest."


According to ABC-owned WPVI in Philadelphia, the shooting took place in front of a parking garage at Caesars Casino around 3:30 a.m.

The officer was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center for treatment, according to WPVI, which reported that the officer is in critical condition.


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