Authorities in Cumberland County say two people have been arrested and charged in connection to the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old in Vineland last week.

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Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae says 23-year-old Deshawn T. Bowen of Bridgeton and 18-year-old Rohdane E. Watson, Jr., of Vineland have both been charged with murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the death of Anthony Torres-Sanchez of Vineland.

On the morning of May 26th, officers with the Vineland Police Department responded to 1811 North Delsea Drive for a report of someone who had been shot. The victim, Torres-Sanchez, was taken to Inspira Medical Center–Vineland where he died from his injuries.

1811 North Delsea Drive in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps
1811 North Delsea Drive in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps

Bowen was taken into custody on May 27th and Watson on May 31st.

Webb-McRae's office says the State will move for pre-trial detention of both individuals.

The investigation into the shooting continues and anyone with information is asked to contact the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office at (609) 579-1431. Tips can also be sent anonymously through the website.

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

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