Authorities Seek Information on Vineland Drive-By Shooting That Killed 10-Year-Old Girl

By: Reney Waters, Follow South Jersey Bridgeton City Intern

VINELAND N.J. — Jasayde Holder, a 10-year-old Vineland native, was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting on the 4th of July.

Holder was visiting her grandma, according to NBC 10 Philadelphia, on the 700 block of W. Earl Drive around 11:15 p.m. Sunday, when a car drove by and opened fire. She was taken to Inspira Medical Center in Vineland, where she was later pronounced dead from a single gunshot wound. Holder attended Dane Barse School in Vineland, where she had just completed her the fourtth grade.

At the time of publication of this story, no arrest had been made in the case as investigators try to determine who the shooter and intended target were, according to FOX 29 Philadelphia.

Cumberland County police are asking community members to come forward with any information and video footage between the hours of 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. This call was specifically made to residents in the area who may be able to share any home surveillance camera footage they have.

If you have any information about the crime, you can contact detective Christopher Johnson at (609) 579-1431 or submit information to the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office via its anonymous tipline.

This article was produced by a Follow South Jersey news intern thanks to a grant provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through the New Jersey Health Initiatives program to create hyper-local news to meet the informational and health needs of the City of Bridgeton, N.J.