MAYS LANDING- A 22 year-old Atlantic City man has been charged in the Wednesday fatal shooting of Wayne Brown, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced.
On August 14, 2020, Prosecutor Tyner authorized the following charges for Keshawn T. Faulkner, of Atlantic City, for the murder of Wayne Brown:
2C:11-3A(3) – Felony Murder
2C:39-4A(1) – Unlawful Poss. Of Firearm
Judge Henry Warner, JMC, signed the charges on a warrant.
Faulkner was taken into custody this afternoon, processed and transported to the Atlantic County Justice Facility.
On Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, Atlantic City Police received a 911 call, at 11:45 a.m., reporting a shooting. Officers responded to the Madison Hotel, 125 S Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd and located Wayne Brown, 25, on the 11th floor with an apparent gunshot wound.
This cooperative investigation is continuing by the ACPO Major Crimes Unit and the Atlantic City Police Department.
Anyone with information involving serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Web site at http://www.acpo.org/tips.html and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page. People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at http://www.crimestoppersatlantic.com/. Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.