8/10/18 UPDATE: 8/9/18 Homicide Investigation – City of Millville

Follow up on homicide that occurred on 8/9/18 at approximately 8:15 pm in the city of Millville at 2 Sharp Street. One Male subject dead.

It has been reported that masked individual(s) involved in the homicide fled the scene in what has been described as a maroon colored sedan.

While fleeing the scene, the suspect(s) fired multiple rounds at a law enforcement officer in the area of Garden Road on Route 55 (northbound). No officer returned fire or was injured. The suspect vehicle eluded capture.

The victim will not be identified until completion of the autopsy which is scheduled today.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. George Chopek of the CCPO Major Crimes Unit at 609-381-2046.

Anyone wishing to share information anonymously may do so in one of three ways: 1) by downloading the CCPOTIP App at the Android or iPhone store and choosing the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office; or 2) by submitting an anonymous tip via text to 847411 with CCPOTIP and your tip in the message line; or 3) by going to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Facebook page or webpage (njccpo.org) and submitting a tip to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office.