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Man Fatally Shot in Parking Lot of Maple Shade Apartment Complex

By rlsmetro on
Maple Shade

Burlington County officials announced that a 32-year-old resident of the Fox Meadow apartments in Maple Shade was fatally shot last night in the complex's parking lot.

According to county officials, the investigation began after officers from the Maple Shade Police Department were called to the apartment complex just before 6:30 to p.m. for a report of shots fired. 

Officials said that the victim, Ezekiel Sanders Jr., was found on Gardenia Drive with gunshot wounds and taken by ambulance to Jefferson Hospital in Cherry Hill, where he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m.

The preliminary investigation determined Sanders was killed by the occupants of a vehicle that sped off after the shooting. 

No arrests have been made.

An autopsy will be performed by Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood.

Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information that might be useful to investigators is asked to call Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113 or email tips@mapleshadepd.com or tips@co.burlington.nj.us.