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WILLINGBORO TOWNSHIP, NJ (FEBRUARY 19,2019)(CNBNEWSNET)--Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Willingboro Township Public Safety Director Gregory Rucker today released the name of the victim who was fatally shot early yesterday morning.

Davell Williamson, 21, of Willingboro, was fatally struck by gunfire just before 1 a.m. while sitting in a car on Millbrook Drive. Williamson was pronounced dead at Lourdes Medical Center of Burlington County in Willingboro. Burlington County Medical Examiner Dr. Ian Hood is scheduled to perform an autopsy today.


Williamson’s passenger, whose name is not being released at this point, was shot in the arm. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital in Camden for treatment, and has since been released.


No arrests have been made.


The investigation, which is ongoing, is being conducted by the Prosecutor’s Office and the Willingboro Township Police Department. The lead investigators are BCPO Major Crimes Unit Detective Melvin Rogers and Willingboro Township Police Detective Sharif Hewlett. BCPO Detective Sergeant Mike Wiltsey and BCPO Detective Tim Horne are leading the investigation for the Prosecutor’s Office Crime Scene Unit.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Willingboro Township Police Department Tip Line at 609-877-6958, or Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113.