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Bridgeton woman fatally shot on her front porch

A woman was fatally shot outside her Bridgeton home early Saturday morning. Erica McNair, 44, was on a porch in the 200 block of Walnut Street at about 1:30 a.m. when she was shot in the head, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said. The residence is across the street from a daycare center. McNair was taken to Inspira Medical Center Vineland then ground transported to Cooper Medical Center, where she later died of her injuries.
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Millville Midget Football coach fatally shot near field

A Millville Midget Football coach was fatally shot near the Lakeside Middle School with numerous children nearby Thursday night. Joseph L. Jones, 37, was in the parking lot of the school when a masked suspect or suspects shot him, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said. The individual or individuals then fled in a possibly maroon colored sedan and shot at an officer as they fled, according to the report. Numerous children were at a field
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Stray bullet fatally strikes Bridgeton 9-year-old asleep in her bed

A 9-year-old girl died early Tuesday morning when a stray bullet struck her as she slept in her bed. Jennifer Trejo was pronounced dead after her family rushed her to Inspira Hospital after a bullet from a shooting a block away from her Bridgeton home went through a wall of her home and hit her. “We need the public’s help in general, but when an incident such as this happens to such a young and
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Atlantic City man pleads guilty in 2016 murder

An Atlantic City man died as the result of an attempted armed robbery his killer’s brother admitted in court Thursday. Kevin Quince, 29, admitted that he and his now-deceased brother rode their bicycles to Steven Loughney’s Atlantic City home Jan. 3, 2016, in a robbery attempt. But while Quince was in another room, he heard a shot, and came out to find Loughney dead, he told Superior Court Judge Bernard DeLury. Loughney, 28, was found
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Atlantic City man charged in May killing

An Atlantic City man is charged with murder in the fatal shooting last month. Shamal Harvey, 23, is in custody for the May 14 killing of Alexander Campbell Jr., 25, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon Tyner announced Tuesday. Harvey is also charged with unlawful possession of a handgun and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Campbell was found shot at about 6 p.m. May 14, in the 1000 block of North Michigan Avenue. He
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Family mourns Egg Harbor City man fatally shot in Millville

Maurice Lewis had a plan. The Egg Harbor City man was going to work as hard as he could to get a house for him and his mother by 2021. The 19-year-old Millville Senior High School graduate had dreams of joining the Army and was studying to become a mechanic. But just after 11 p.m. May 18, a bullet ended all those dreams. Terrell Savage, a man with a lengthy criminal history, allegedly shot Lewis,
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Atlantic City homicide victim was recently cleared in a 2014 killing

  An Atlantic City man fatally gunned down this week was acquitted of murder seven months ago. Alexander Campbell, known to his loved ones as Toot, was killed Monday night in the 1100 block of Michigan Avenue. Friends and family gathered to mourn him several times this week, including a candlelight vigil where community leader Demaris Jones called for the city’s men to step up as more and more are being lost to violence. “Let’s
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Family mourns Atlantic City man killed in Philly shooting

Antonio Williams “a big ball of light that lit up any room when you walked in,” his family said Friday night. But early Thursday morning, that light went out. The Atlantic City man was killed in a shooting in Philadelphia at 2:11 a.m. Two other residents were wounded. Shadi Cottman, 27, was shot five times and underwent surgery Friday. Anthony Allen, 30, suffered a gunshot wound to his hand. Williams, 35, leaves behind a son
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Hamilton Township father indicted in death of 4-month-old son

A Hamilton Township man was indicted Thursday in the death of his 4-month-old son. Jose Rojas, 35, has been jailed since his arrest in February.  He allegedly told police and doctors that baby JaSeir rolled off the bed while Rojas was watching his three small children Jan. 29. JaSeir was a twin and also had a 1-year-old brother. But the baby’s mother said Rojas told her that Jaseir had a seizure. Neither was consistent with
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Atlantic City man dead, two others wounded in Philadelphia shooting

An Atlantic City man was killed and two others wounded in a Philadelphia shooting overnight, BreakingAC has learned. The shooting happened in the 2200 block of South 58th Street on the highway at 2:11 a.m., a spokesman for the Philadelphia Police Department said. One of the men, 35, was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby at 2:26 a.m. Police are not releasing his identity until all next of kin
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