Atlantic City 13-Year-Old Shot to Death
One of two Atlantic City teenagers shot during an altercation in the city Wednesday has died of his injuries. The second victim is battling to recover.
Angel Mercado-Santiago, 13, died at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center after being found with mortal wounds at about 3 PM Wednesday, according to acting County Prosecutor Jim McClain.
The shooting took place near the intersection of Route 30 and Virginia Avenue, investigators said. Mercado was shot in the chest and a 15-year-old was shot in the leg.
No arrests have yet been completed. Investigators are asking anyone with information leading to suspects to call 609-909-7666.