1 Dead, 4 Injured In Hamilton Twp. Birthday Party Shooting

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By Syma Chowdhry, Andrew Kramer, Kelly Hessedal

HAMILTON TWP., N.J. (CBS) – Officials say one person is dead and four others were injured after a shooting at a birthday party at a Hamilton Township, New Jersey home late Friday night.

The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. on the 1100 block of Deutz Avenue.

According to authorities, about 100 people were in the living room of the home celebrating a 15-year-old’s birthday party when gun shots were fired.

“We saw them taking one of the kids away on a stretcher, then we saw another stretcher going in, and then they were taking somebody else out on a stretcher,” said neighbor Mary Pearsall.

Authorities say 17-year-old Shakir Williams was shot multiple times and pronounced dead on the scene.

“It’s heartbreaking because at the end of the day, the parents have to bury their 17-year-old child,” said neighbor…

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