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Armed Suspects Kicked in Door of Willingboro Man’s Home, Shoots him Multiple Times


Willingboro Police said at 8:41 p.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Henderson Lane for a report of shots fired.  

Upon arriving on location, officers located Richard Rowe, 21, of Willingboro suffering multiple gunshot wounds.  

Authorities said police immediately rendered medical aid along with Willingboro EMS and Virtua Medics.  

The victim was airlifted to Cooper Trauma Center, where he is in critical but stable condition.  

Police said it was later learned two unknown suspects kicked in the front door of Mr. Rowe’s home on Hewlett Lane armed with weapons demanding money.  

Mr. Rowe tried to flee the area when he was shot multiple times. 

The incident is being investigated by Willingboro Police Detectives and Detectives from the Burlington County Prosecutors’ Office. 

If anyone has any information, please contact Detective Benedict at (609)-877-2200 x1067 or Detective Marchese at (609)-820-4596 or the Citizen’s Tip Line at (609)-877-6958