PD Update on Assault of Atlantic City Councilman
Update on Assault of Atlantic City Councilman
The Atlantic City Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Section and Violent Crimes Unit are actively investigating the assault that occurred to MD Hossain Morshed, 4th Ward councilman for the City of Atlantic City. Various law enforcement partners are also assisting in the investigation.
Detectives are attempting to identify and speak with a man and woman who are believed to have been present at the time of the assault and left immediately after. The man is described as Black, 35 to 40 years old, 5 feet, 5 inches tall with a beard who was wearing a red shirt. The woman is described as Black or Hispanic wearing a jean shirt and shorts. The pair left in a dark colored four-door sedan traveling north on Florida Avenue from Atlantic Avenue.
Morshed was assaulted on July 15, 2021 at 10:45 pm in a parking lot near the intersection of Florida and Atlantic Avenues. He was transported to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Anyone with additional information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department Criminal Investigations Section at 609-347-5766. Information can be text to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD. All texts are anonymous.