VINELAND, N.J. (CBS) – A 10-year-old girl is dead after Cumberland County authorities say she was shot and killed in a Fourth of July drive-by. County prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae announced the Vineland child’s death on Monday.
The prosecutor’s office said the shooing happened Sunday night. The Vineland Police Department went to the local hospital around 11:17 p.m. for a call about a child who had been shot and died from her injuries.READ MORE: Realmuto, Segura Help Phillies Rally To 7-5 Win Vs. Nats
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Investigators determined the victim was inside a house in the 700 block of West Earl Drive when a drive-by shooting happened. Authorities are still trying to figure out who was the intended target.
Webb-McRae urges anyone living in the area to share their home cameras with authorities as they continue to investigate.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Requiring All Employees In 'Certain' Healthcare Facilities Get COVID-19 Vaccine Or Regular Testing By Early September
Anyone with information should call (609) 579-1431.