BURLINGTON COUNTY, N.J. - A double shooting that erupted Thursday night in the parking lot of a Burlington Township Walmart injured a father and claimed the life of his teenage son, according to authorities.
Officers from the Burlington Township Police Department were called to the Walmart on Mount Holly Road just after 10 p.m. for reports of a shooting.
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Police say 17-year-old Albert Williams and his father, 44-year-old Dione Williams Sr., were both struck by gunfire.
The father and son were rushed to Cooper University Hospital in Camden where police say Albert died.
Williams Sr. was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was released, according to police.
"The preliminary investigation indicated this was not a random shooting," Burlington County Prosecutors Office said in a Friday morning release.
FOX 29's Jeff Cole visited the home of the young victim. A man, who identified himself as his older brother, declined to speak on camera but did say the family was grieving and scared.
No arrests were reported immediately following the deadly shooting.
Investigators spent the early part of Friday morning combing through a large crime scene that included several parked cars that were hit by gunfire. FOX 29's Steve Keeley spotted an apparent handgun that was found under one of the cars.