Gunshots ring out in Atlantic City, police respond to find one shot, suspect arrested

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On October 16, 2021, patrol officers responded to the sound of gunshots and arrested a man fleeing the area who had just shot a man. At 1:47 PM, Officers Jeffrey Hannon and Daniel Arra were on patrol when they heard gunfire. They immediately headed towards the direction of the gunfire and encountered Joshua Ford who was fleeing the area with a handgun. The officers began to chase Ford who failed to stop. During the chase, Ford discarded the handgun which was later recovered. The officers apprehended Ford and he was taken into custody without further incident.