Two killed, at least 12 injured after home shooting in Cumberland County | Local News
Aerial footage from 6ABC.com shows debris throughout the yard of the house.
Fairfield Township Mayor Benjamin Byrd Sr., who was at the scene Sunday morning, said New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy had offered his support and assistance.
“Nobody knows when someone will come out of the woods with a gun,” Byrd said. He had no details of the shooting.
“We pray today to those who have died, along with their families, in our prayers, and we also pray for the recovery of the injured. We are grateful for the prompt response from law enforcement and we support with them as ‘They are continuing their investigation, “Murphy said in a statement.
“Make no mistake: This vile and cowardly act of gun violence only reinforces our commitment to ensuring that New Jersey leads the country in passing strong and sensible gun safety laws. No community does. should never experience what happened last night at Fairfield “added Murphy.
John Fuqua, who heads a local anti-violence organization called Life Worth Living, said he was called on Saturday night to help families. He said the shooting took place at a ’90s-themed party where guests ranged from teenagers to seniors.
NBC10 in Philadelphia reported that police could not give exact figures on the number of people dead or the number of injured, but the report says several people are showing up at hospitals in the area, including the Cooper Medical Center. in Camden.