Officials: Suspect arrested minutes after shooting, killing man on Atlantic City boardwalk

A shooting on Atlantic City's boardwalk ended with the death of a man, and a suspect in custody early Saturday morning.

Police found a gunshot victim just outside Johnny Rocket's restaurant, which is connected to Bally's Casino, around 1:55 a.m. The man, identified as 34-year-old Eric Wynn, was pronounced dead.


Officials say a suspect, identified as 34-year-old Jahlil Boston, was arrested within minutes of the shooting in possession of a loaded semi-automatic firearm.

He is charged with murder, as well as weapon and drug offenses.

Boston and the victim were knew each, and this was not a random act of violence, according to officials. Details about what led to the shooting have not yet been released.