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Three Indicted for Atlantic City Murder

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Atlantic City

By: Yuritza Arroyo

Authorities in Atlantic County announced that a jury indicted three for a shooting and murder that occurred in the county.

According to officials, Malik Galloway, 31, of Atlantic City, Laquan Rex, 30, of Atlanta, Georgia, and Amari Rex, 22, of Atlantic City, were indicted on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

Officials say these charges stemmed from an investigation of the fatal shooting of Malae Johnson and the shooting of Michael D’Arrigo in Atlantic City in September 2022.

Malik Galloway was indicted on counts of first-degree Murder, first-degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder, first-degree Attempted Murder, first-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and second- degree Certain Persons Not to Have Weapons.

According to authorities, Laquan Rex was indicted on first-degree Murder and first-degree Conspiracy to Commit Murder.

Authorities say Amari Rex was indicted on one count of third-degree Hindering Apprehension or Prosecution.

If convicted, Galloway faces life imprisonment without parole.

Laquan Rex faces between 30 years and life imprisonment.

Amari Rex faces between three- and five years imprisonment.