Tijere Jackson Death: Tijere Jackson, a resident of Camden, New Jersey, and a Dodge City Community College graduate has passed away. He was confirmed dead through a fundraising page organized by a family member. “Recently, my family has suffered a tragic and unexpected loss. Our beloved son, brother, and uncle Tijere Jackson have passed away.” The GoFundMe organized to raise $12,000 has raised $3,274 at the time of this publication.
What was Tijere Jackson’s cause of death?
Woodbury City Police were called to Wing-Dickerson Park, 36 Carpenter Street, on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at around 1:22 AM, in response to a report of gunfire. When they arrived, Woodbury Police discovered Ti’jere K. Jackson, age 21, suffering from a single chest gunshot wound.
At the scene, Jackson was pronounced dead. Detectives from the Woodbury Police Department and the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office quickly and aggressively investigated the incident to identify the juvenile suspect. Jackson’s manner of death was found to be homicide on December 3, 2023, by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner’s Office, with a lethal gunshot wound serving as the cause of death.
Suspects arrested by police
Members of the Woodbury Police Department, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office, and the U.S. Marshals NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division stopped a car in Woodbury Heights at around 3:30 PM on December 2nd after they saw the driver picking up the juvenile suspect. The driver of the car, James Workman, 20, of Barrington, New Jersey, pointed a gun at the arresting officers during that stop. He and the young suspect in the Woodbury homicide were brought into prison.
The young person is facing charges related to the killing. James Workman is being held at the Salem County Correctional Facility on the following charges: Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer by Pointing a Firearm, pistol possession with hollow point ammunition, unlawful weapon possession, and possession of a ghost pistol are all considered offenses.
A second person, Woodbury resident Amante Black-Thompson, 18, was accused of committing the crime of criminal attempted robbery. Despite these charges, every defendant is presumed innocent, unless and until found guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, following a trial at which the defendant has all of their rights as guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and State Law.
Law enforcement seeking help
The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office encourages any witnesses with information regarding this investigation to call Detective Jordan Plitt of the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at 856-384-5583 or Detective/Corporal Nick Cacciola of the Woodbury Police Department at 609-221-6721. Information can also be e-mailed to the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office at [email protected].