State police: 3rd victim dies from injuries sustained in Fairfield Township mass shooting

New Jersey State Police say that a third person has died from injuries sustained in a mass shooting at a house party in Cumberland County.

News 12 Staff

May 25, 2021, 9:20 PM

Updated 1,053 days ago

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New Jersey State Police say that a third person has died from injuries sustained in a mass shooting at a house party in Cumberland County.
Police say that 19-year-old Braylin Holmes, of Millville City, died at Cooper University Hospital Monday evening following the East Commerce Street shooting that happened Saturday around 11:50 p.m. Two other people were killed and 11 others were injured.
Police have also announced the arrest of 30-year-old Darrell Dawkins, who was at the party when the shooting occurred. Dawkins was charged with the unlawful possession of a handgun. Police say that it does not appear that Dawkins is the suspected shooter.
Kevin Dawkins, 36, who was also a guest at the party, was also arrested and charged with weapons offenses.
The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone who may have information is urged to contact the New Jersey State Police Bridgeton Station at 856-451-0101 or submit a tip via the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office tipline.
State police have also created a website for witnesses to upload any photos or video that they may have from the party. Those files can be uploaded anonymously.


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