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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting of Atlantic City Man at Hotel

By rlsmetro on
Atlantic City

A 22-year-old Atlantic City man has been charged in the Wednesday fatal shooting of Wayne Brown, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.

Officials said on August 14, Prosecutor Tyner authorized the following charges for Mr. Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, for the murder of Wayne Brown: Felony Murder, Robbery, and Unlawful Possession of Firearm.

Atlantic County officials said Faulkner was taken into custody this afternoon, processed and transported to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

According to police, on Wednesday, August 12, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call, at 11:45 a.m., reporting a shooting. Officers responded to the Madison Hotel, 125 S Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd and located Wayne Brown, 25, on the 11th floor with an apparent gunshot wound.

This cooperative investigation is continuing by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.

Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at