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Public Information Sought in Solving 2017 Double Murder in Buena Borough

Buena Vista Township

MAYS LANDING – The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a minivan linked to a 2017 double murder in Buena Borough, Atlantic County.

Atlantic County officials say on September 16, 2017 around 1:19am, Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, NJ and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland, NJ, were fatally shot as they sat in a vehicle in the parking lot of the MVP Sports Bar, located at 408 Wheat Road, Buena, NJ.

According to police, surveillance video showed a vehicle that is linked to the murders.

Detectives believe the vehicle is likely a newer model Chrysler or Dodge minivan, dark in color.

During the 22 months since the murders occurred, officials say detectives from the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit have followed up on numerous leads and tips; however, they believe there are members of the public that witnessed the shooting or are familiar with the minivan depicted in the video, who could provide crucial information to solve this heinous act of violence.

Anyone with information about these homicides or any other homicides is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crime Unit at 609-909-7666 or go to the Prosecutor’s Office Website at and provide information by filling out the form anonymously on the Submit a Tip page.

People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 1-800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at

Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.