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One Dead in Autumn Ridge Shooting

A Monday night shooting at the Blackwood apartments turned deadly. Autumn Ridge residents were on lockdown.

First reported at 9:03 a.m. July 16

A Monday night shooting at Autumn Ridge Apartments left one man dead and another wounded.

Gloucester Township Police found two men shot in the apartment complex's V building parking lot just before 9:30 p.m. Police aren't releasing their identities yet. 

The gunshots brought out a strong police presence and a lockdown at the Little Gloucester Road apartment complex. Officers canvassed neighbors for any witnesses. 

"A policeman came to my door and asked me if I heard anything. I confirmed that I had heard three shots, but didn't know they were shots at the time," a resident, who asked to remain anonymous, told Gloucester Township Patch. "When I asked if someone was shot, he said yes."

The resident didn't report hearing any fighting beforehand. 

Gloucester Township Police and the Camden County Prosecutor's Office are investigating the shooting.

Stay with Patch for additional information.
Jody Ciocco July 16, 2013 at 10:56 AM
I have known this young man since he was a little boy. Him and my son are best friends. He was a good kid that loved his family and served his country in Afganistan. I certainly hope they catch the person/s that caused this tragedy.

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