Teen Shot Dead on Streets of Bridgeton

BRIDGETON, NJ  – At approximately 9:51pm on Friday, Bridgeton Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of Burlington Road and Pamphylia Avenue for reports of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers located the body of eighteen-year-old Davion Scarborough of Bridgeton, NJ. Scarborough was pronounced dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds. The homicide investigation Is being conducted jointly by the Bridgeton Police Department’s Detective Bureau and the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office’s Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact Bridgeton Police Department Sgt. Kenneth Leyman at 609-381-1225 or Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office Sgt. Ryan Breslin at 856-207-2738. Information may also be shared 100% anonymously on the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office’s Community Interface by visiting www.njccpo.com/tips from any computer or smartphone; or by downloading the CCPOTIP app and choosing the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office; or by texting tip411 (847411) beginning the text with CCPOTIP.