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A Friday night shooting in Bridgeton left one man dead and another critically injured, Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said Sunday.

At 10:28 p.m., officers from the Bridgeton Police Department were dispatched to 138 Vine Street for a report of multiple shots fired.

When they arrived, officers found Tyrese J. McNair, 21, of Bridgeton, shot multiple times in the chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officers also found another 21-year-old man at the intersection of Hampton and Giles streets with gunshot wounds to his abdomen and arm. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden and is listed as being in critical condition.

Webb-McRae is asking the county’s community partners to assist detectives by submitting information to CCPO.TIPS or BPD.TIPS. Any information shared is 100% anonymous.

Jet East opens facility at Millville airport: A new aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility is open at the Millville Executive Airport, under a 10-year deal that could be extended until 2041.

“Jet East is leasing the airport’s two most modern aviation hangars located just off Thunderbolt Drive,” the Delaware River and Bay Authority, which operates the airport, said in a news release. “These state-of-the-art hangars have approximately 70,000 (square feet) of usable space, including maintenance hangar, office, storage and shop.”

The facility will repair and maintain corporate and private aircraft at the airport. It is expected to employ about 250 people and, once fully operational, be able to work on up to 15 aircraft at once.

“The collaboration and support we have received from the DRBA, the airport and the Millville community has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Stephen Maiden, president and CEO of Jet East.

In a statement, he cited the airport’s location in the Northeast, close to other Jet East locations.

ome to other overhaul facilities in the past.

“It’s great to see an industry leading MRO like Jet East setting up shop here,” said DRBA Commission Chairman James N. Hogan. He said the DRBA has put more than $50 million into the airport’s infrastructure, which he described as laying groundwork for Jet East to locate there.

The new facility is hiring. Those interested in applying can visit jeteastgama.com/careers.

The DRBA described Jet East as one of the nation’s leading aviation maintenance providers with hangars in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas and Nevada.

The DRBA operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, and the Forts Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages the Millville Airport, Cape May Airport and three airports in Delaware.

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