BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old southern New Jersey man has been arrested after he allegedly gunned down an innocent bystander in a drive-by shooting.

Bridgeton Police Chief Mark Ott said Ralph Peter Jamison was arrested Friday and charged with the death of Quantasia Bessix in Bridgeton on Aug. 11.

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Police say Jamison fired several shots at a house and hit Bessix in the back as she tried to run away.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Jamison had an attorney.

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