State Police Investigating Shooting in Cumberland County, Asking Public for Information

The New Jersey State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that killed a man and a woman and injured 12 others at a residential party in Cumberland County on Saturday night.

At 11:50 p.m., on May 22, troopers from Troop “A” Bridgeton Station responded to the report of a shooting at a residence on East Commerce Street in Fairfield Township. When troopers arrived, they discovered that a 30-year-old man and 25-year-old woman sustained fatal gunshot wounds, and 12 other adult victims were also shot and were already transported to area hospitals with various injuries. At this time, one of the confirmed 12 victims sustained serious injuries and is in critical condition.

As of press time, no arrests have been made, and the motive and incident remain under investigation. Anyone with photos, videos or information in any form is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101 or submit a tip via the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office tip website at njccpo.org/tips. Anonymous tips are welcome.

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