Burlington County officials announced that a 17-year-old male was fatally shot last night in the parking lot of the Walmart on Route 541 in Burlington Township.
The victim’s father was also struck by gunfire. The preliminary investigation indicated this was not a random shooting.
According to county officials, the investigation began after officers from the Burlington Township Police Department were called to the store at approximately 10:15 p.m. for a report of a shooting.
County officials said that upon arrival, they discovered Dione Williams Sr., 44, and his son Albert, 17, both of Hammonton, suffering from gunshot wounds.
According to county officials, they were taken by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where Albert was pronounced dead. Dione Williams Sr. was treated and released.
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information that might be helpful to investigators is asked to call Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113.