UPDATE: Tuesday morning, the Vineland Police Department reported an arrest had been made in this case. Our original report continues below.

Authorities in Cumberland County have identified a man wanted in connection to a fatal shooting in Vineland Tuesday night and charged him with murder.

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According to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office, officers with the Vineland Police Department responded to the 400 block of Landis Avenue around 10:20 PM for a shots-fired report.

Arriving officers located 35-year-old Russell Workman, who was last known to have lived in Sewell, Gloucester County, dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

400 block of Landis Aveune in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps
400 block of Landis Aveune in Vineland NJ - Photo: Google Maps

On Friday, police identified the shooter as 28-year-old Desmond L Scarbrough-Brown of N. Fourth Street in Vineland.


He has been charged with was charged with murder (purposely or knowingly), possession of a weapon for unlawful purpose, and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Help police

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with information about where Scarbrough-Brown may be located is asked to contact the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office at (856) 207-2999.

Anonymous tips may be submitted through the vpd.tips website.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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