On Saturday, August 11, 2018 at approximately 1:33am, the Bridgeton Police Department were dispatched to 243 Walnut Street, Bridgeton, NJ for shots fired. Upon arrival, a female gunshot victim, identified as Erica S. McNair (age 44), was found to have sustained a gunshot wound to the head. McNair was transported to Inspira Medical Center Vineland then ground transported to Cooper Medical Center. McNair later died from her injuries.
Preliminary investigation determined McNair was on the front porch of her residence at 243 Walnut Street with two subjects. Multiple gunshots were fired and two unknown subjects were seen fleeing the area. Numerous shell casings were recovered.
Bridgeton Police and CCPO Major Crimes detectives are investigating and have encountered difficulty obtaining cooperation from witnesses. Anyone with information may contact CCPO Detective James Riley at 856-982-6256.
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.