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Investigators Determine Two Men Responsible for Atlantic City Murder in May

MAYS LANDING—In a cooperative investigation, with assistance from multiple law enforcement agencies, two men were arrested Tuesday, Oct. 12, and charged in connection to the May 19th, fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge in Atlantic City, Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill announced.

Denzel Garrison

Denzel Garrison, 28, of Newark, was arrested in Newark by the Newark Police Department and charged with the following offenses:

·         1st degree Murder

·         1st degree Conspiracy

·         2nd degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose

·         2nd degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon

Laquine Demby, 30, of Pleasantville, was arrested in Pleasantville by detectives of the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and officers of the Pleasantville Police Department and is charged with the following offenses:

·         1st degree Murder

·         1st degree Conspiracy

Demby and Garrison were processed and lodged at the Atlantic County Justice Facility.

“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

Laquine Demby

investigation that has led to the apprehensions of Denzel Garrison and Laquine Demby. These defendants have now been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Jahmil Greenidge,” Acting Atlantic County Prosecutor Cary Shill said.

At 8:00 a.m., on May 19, 2021, Atlantic City Police officers responded to a 911 call for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived at the 300 block of North Tennessee Avenue in Atlantic City they located Jahmil Greenidge, 28, with a gunshot wound. Greenidge was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The following law enforcement agencies assisted the ACPO Major Crimes Unit with this investigation and the arrests of Garrison and Demby:

·         Atlantic City Police Department

·         Atlantic County Sheriff’s Office

·         United States Marshals Service

·         Federal Bureau of Investigations

·         Pleasantville Police Department

·         Egg Harbor Township Police Department

·         Newark Police Department

·         New Jersey State Police

***These charges are merely an accusation and not proof of guilt. In all criminal cases, a charged defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. ***