Prosecutor: 16-year-old Charged For Murdering Teen in Bridgeton, NJ
Authorities in Cumberland County say a 16-year-old juvenile has been charged after allegedly murdering a fellow teenager last month.
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.
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:
- 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.