A Millville man has been arrested following a stabbing inside Showboat in Atlantic City Wednesday night.

NY Man Stabbed Inside Showboat in Atlantic City

The Atlantic City Police Department says the scene unfolded around 9:00 at the hotel on the boardwalk.

Arriving officers found a 25-year-old man from Bronx, NY, who was bleeding heavily from a stab wound.

An officer applied a tourniquet and rendered aid before the victim was taken to AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division to be treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

According to police, an investigation revealed that the victim became involved in an altercation with numerous suspects who punched, kicked, and stabbed him.

Showboat, Atlantic City - Photo: Chris Coleman/Townsquare Media
Showboat, Atlantic City - Photo: Chris Coleman/Townsquare Media
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Marquise Cottman of Millville, NJ, Arrested

Several hours after the incident, ACPD Ofc. William Harned arrested one of the involved suspects, 20-year-old Marquise Cottman of Millville.

Cottman was charged with aggravated assault and he also had a warrant out for his arrest.

Once processed, Cottman was released on a summons with a future court date.

More Arrests Possible

The Atlantic City Police Department says this remains an active investigation and additional arrests are possible.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Atlantic City Police Department's Criminal Investigations Unit at (609) 347-5766.

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

A walk around the closed Atlantic Club Casino in Atlantic City

The Atlantic Club closed in January 2014 and not much has happened there since.

Gallery Credit: Chris Coleman

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