MAYS LANDING — The victims of a Saturday double homicide in Buena Borough were Damon Jones, 34, of Bridgeton, and Talisa Colon, 23, of Vineland, Atlantic County Prosecutor Damon G. Tyner announced Sunday.
One autopsy was completed Sunday, but the Prosecutor’s Office said it would not release any details until after the second autopsy was completed.
A 911 call reporting shots fired was received by Buena Borough police at 1:19 a.m. Saturday, authorities said.
Buena police officers arrived at 408 Wheat Road and found Jones and Colon shot inside a vehicle. They were pronounced dead at the scene, the Prosecutor’s Office said.
The address the Prosecutor’s Office provided for the case is associated with MVP Sports Bar, where a large parking lot is next to the building. A truck-and-trailer parts warehouse is across the street.
A bartender Saturday said the establishment would not comment on the incident, and people outside the bar were unwilling to talk. Bar management asked a reporter to leave.
The investigation is continuing and is a cooperative effort among the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, the Buena Borough, Vineland and Millville police departments, the Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Office, U.S. Marshals Service and New Jersey State Police Major Crimes.
Anyone with information involving this crime or any serious crimes is asked to call the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office at 609-909-7800.
People can also call Crime Stoppers at 609-652-1234 or 800-658-8477 (TIPS) or visit the Crime Stoppers Website at crimestoppersatlantic.com.
Crime Stoppers offers cash rewards for information leading to the arrest and indictment of those who commit crimes in Atlantic County.