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UPDATE: Third Victim Dies of Injuries Sustained in Fairfield Township Shooting

By rlsmetro on
Cumberland County

NJ State Police said as a result of the ongoing Fairfield Township shooting investigation, the New Jersey State Police announce the arrest of Mr. Darrell Dawkins, 30, of Bridgeton, Dawkins was at a party at a private residence when the shooting occurred and has been charged with unlawful possession of a handgun.

The investigation at this time does not reveal that Dawkins is a suspected shooter at the party.

According to NJ State Police, the investigation has established that Kevin Dawkins, 36, of Bridgeton, was also at the subject party.

Additional charges of unlawful possession of a handgun, possession of a firearm for an unlawful purpose, possession of a high-capacity magazine, and certain persons not to possess weapons were filed in Fairfield Township.

Braylin Holmes, 19, of Millville City, succumbed to her injuries sustained in the shooting and was pronounced deceased last evening at Cooper University Hospital. Holmes was the third victim to die in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101 or submit a tip via the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office tip line at www.njccpo.org/tips. The New Jersey State Police has a database for witnesses to upload cell phone video captured during the incident. Go to: https://njsphq.evidence.com/axon/citizen/public/fairfieldmassshooting to anonymously upload any videos that may assist with the investigation. Anonymous tips are welcome.