May 24 2021 At least two people were killed and 12 injured in a shooting at a birthday party in Cumberland County, New Jersey, on the evening of May 22, local time.
According to CNN, NBC and other U.S. media reports, local police received a call at 11:50 p.m. on the 22nd, and rushed to the scene found two people dead, two victims are a 30-year-old man and a 25-year-old woman. Police said 12 others were shot and taken to local hospitals, one of them seriously injured.
Reported that the shooting occurred at a birthday party, hundreds of people attended the party. “No arrests have been made so far and the motive and incident are still under investigation,” police said on Facebook. New Jersey Gov.
Phil Murphy urged the public to help law enforcement provide any information. “Since the late evening of the 22nd, New Jersey State Police and Cumberland County law enforcement have been investigating the horrific mass shooting at a large gathering in Fairfield Township involving hundreds of people,” Murphy said in a statement Wednesday. Eyewitness Michael Keane said he initially thought there were fireworks on fire, “at first I thought it was fireworks, but then I found it was gunshots and I heard nine shots in a row.”