Authorities in Cumberland County say a 16-year-old juvenile has been charged after allegedly murdering a fellow teenager last month.

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At around 9:00 on the night of Sunday, June 25th, officers with the Bridgeton Police Department responded to Mount Vernon Street for a report of a person who had been shot.

There, they found a 16-year-old man from Millville dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

Mount Vernon Street in Bridgeton NJ - Photo: Google Maps
Mount Vernon Street in Bridgeton NJ - Photo: Google Maps

This past Friday, an unidentified 16-year-old juvenile was arrested by Bridgeton Police and the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office.

The teen has been charged with the following:

  • Murder
  • Conspiracy to commit murder
  • Destruction of evidence
  • Hindering apprehension
  • Obstructing the administration of law

This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. M. Yoshioka of the Bridgeton Police Department at (856) 392-9031.

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