Photo of Vineland Police Dept Vineland Police Department Alert


Vineland Police Department - Shooting Investigation

On January 2nd, 2020 at approximately 8:20 pm, officers from the Vineland Police Department were dispatched to Inspira Medical Center for a report of a gunshot victim who had been transported there by private vehicle. After a brief investigation it was determined that this incident occurred in the Center City area of Vineland, inside of the vehicle that the victim was transported to the hospital in.


As a result of this the incident, an 18-year-old female from Lower Alloways Creek sustained a single gunshot wound to the upper arm that traveled through and lodged in her chest. She was eventually transported to Cooper Medical Center in Camden where she is listed in critical but stable condition.


Members of the Vineland Police Department Detective Bureau along with Detectives from the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office were able to speak with several witnesses in this incident as well as the victim.


                This investigation is on-going and being conducted in conjunction with the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office.  Additional information regarding this case will be released at a later time pending the investigation.


Det. Nelson Gonzalez is assigned as the lead investigator for this case.


Anyone with information is asked to contact the Vineland Police Detective Bureau via any of the methods listed below:



Vineland Police Department Detective Bureau          856.691.4111 x 4181

Vineland Crime Stoppers (Anonymous)                   856.691.0345


Text Crime Tips to 847411 (VPDTIP) Free applications available on the Apple and Google Play Stores.


Release Authorized - Detective Lieutenant Matthew S. Browne

Alert sent on 01/03/2020 at 11:10AM EST


DLt,. Matthew S, Browne #0990

856-691-4111 x4654

Submit an Anonymous Tip

To submit a tip via text message text VPDTIP and your tip to 847411


Alert delivered to the following groups: Vineland Police Dept



Link to Agency