Atlantic City, New Jersey – A police officer is critically injured and a suspect is dead following a robbery attempt near a parking garage at Caesars casino

September 5th, 2016 by Fire Casinos

Atlantic City, New Jersey – A police officer is critically injured and a suspect is dead following a robbery attempt near a parking garage at Caesars casino

The incident took place at approximately 2.30 a.m. on Saturday the 3rd of September near a parking garage at Caesars casino. When police officers saw three men trying to rob three people, they responded to the robbery. As one of the police officers exited his vehicle, he was shot by one of the suspects. The other police officer returned fire, shooting one of the robbery suspects, who was found dead a short distance away. The dead suspect was identified as Jerome Damon, 25, of Camden. The injured police officer was transported to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center where he underwent surgery and remains in a critical condition. Police arrested the two remaining suspects, Martell Chisholm, 19, of Millville, and Demetrius Cross, 28, of Bridgeton and charged them with attempted murder, robbery and weapons offenses.

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