Man accused of fatally shooting woman in Riverside

Authorities have charged a New Jersey man with fatally shooting a woman in the chest while they were gathered for an event at his home.

(Credit: News 12)

RIVERSIDE (AP) - Authorities have charged a New Jersey man with fatally shooting a woman in the chest while they were gathered for an event at his home.

The Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said Sunday that police responded to calls about 11 p.m. on Saturday in Riverside and found that 35-year-old Nikita Cross, of Galloway Township, was shot in the chest.

Officials have charged 42-year-old Darren Winningham, who lives at the residence where the shooting happened, with murder.

Law enforcement officials say several people were gathered at Winningham's house for a social event. Further details are not clear.

Cross was taken to Lourdes Medical Center in Willingboro where she was pronounced dead.

Attempts to reach Winningham were not successful.

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