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Mass shooting during party at New Jersey mansion leaves ‘at least one dead’

Mass shooting during party at New Jersey mansion leaves ‘at least one dead’ and six people hospitalized

  • Police were called to Cumberland County shortly before midnight Saturday  
  • The number of fatalities is not clear; NBC reports at least one person has died 
  • Six people were taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, CNN reports
  • Footage take from the scene Sunday morning shows the aftermath of the party
  • Police say there were more than 100 partygoers at the house during the incident

A mass shooting at a house party in New Jersey has left at least one person dead and six injured, according to reports Sunday. 

Police were called to the mansion in Cumberland County shortly before midnight Saturday following reports of gunfire. 

The number of fatalities is not clear, but NBC reports at least one person has died; 6ABC say there have been ‘several’ fatalities. 

Six people were taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, CNN reports.  

Police have not said if any arrests have been made.  

Police were called to Cumberland County shortly before midnight Saturday

The number of fatalities is not clear; NBC reports at least one person has died. Footage take from the scene Sunday morning shows the aftermath of the party

The number of fatalities is not clear; NBC reports at least one person has died. Footage take from the scene Sunday morning shows the aftermath of the party

Footage take from the scene of shooting Sunday morning shows the aftermath of the party. Police say there were more than 100 partygoers at the house.

New Jersey state police tweeted: ‘On Sat., May 22, at 11:50 p.m., NJSP responded to a residence on E. Commerce St. in Fairfield Twp., Cumberland Co. for the report of a shooting with multiple victims. 

‘Troopers are on scene investigating. There is no additional information at this time. Updates to follow.’

Six people were taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, CNN reports

Six people were taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, CNN reports

One victim’s uncle told 6ABC his niece was a ‘good girl’, adding that he was ‘absolutely heartbroken’. He did not offer any further update on her condition. 

Neighbor Melissa Helmbrecht said: ‘It was hundreds of people, our neighbors, who were just getting together because it was the first really warm, nice night. 

‘There were a lot of parties and get-togethers throughout the community, and this was probably the biggest.’

Police say there were more than 100 partygoers at the house during the incident

Police say there were more than 100 partygoers at the house during the incident

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