Authorities say two men have been arrested in connection to the fatal shooting Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City back in May.

28-year-old Denzel Garrison of Newark and 30-year-old Laquine Demby of Pleasantville were both arrested on Tuesday, according to Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill.

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Both were charged with first-degree murder and first-degree conspiracy. Garrison was additionally charged with weapon-related offenses.

Authorities say on the morning of May 19th, Atlantic City police officers responded to the 300 block of North Tennessee Avenue for the report of a shooting. There, they found 28-year-old Jahmil Greenidge with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

300 block of North Tennessee Avenue in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps
300 block of North Tennessee Avenue in Atlantic City NJ - Photo: Google Maps

Shill said in a statement,

The arrests of these defendants were the result of a collaborative investigation by many law enforcement agencies. I would like to commend the work of the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and to also thank our local, state and federal law enforcement partners for their assistance with this investigation that has led to the apprehensions of Denzel Garrison and Laquine Demby.

Demby and Garrison are currently being held in the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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