NJ Councilwoman Eunice Dwumfour Fatally Shot Outside Her Home in ‘Despicable Criminal Act’

Eunice Dwumfour, a councilwoman in Sayreville, New Jersey, was shot and killed in a possible targeted attack outside her home, according to local police.

The attack occurred in the early evening on Tuesday, and police were alerted to the scene by a neighbor who heard gunshots. When they arrived, they found Dwumfour fatally wounded in her car.

The police have not released any information about a possible suspect, but they believe the attack was targeted and are investigating the incident.

“This is a despicable criminal act that has taken the life of one of our own,” said Sayreville Mayor Kennedy O’Brien. “We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and extend our deepest condolences to Eunice’s family and friends.”

Dwumfour was a longtime resident of Sayreville and had been a councilwoman for the past four years. She was well-known in the community for her work in local government and her commitment to her constituents.

The police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward. They are also asking anyone with home surveillance footage of the area to contact them.

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.