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Police investigate gunfire in township neighborhood

Early-morning gunfire in the area of the Wedgewood development on March 23 was a targeted incident, according to Washington Township police.

“There is no ongoing threat to the Wedgewood development or Washington Township community,” the department said in a press release.

Police responded to the neighborhood at 1:30 a.m. on March 23 for multiple reports of shots fired. Empty shell casings were discovered on a street there and a resident’s home was struck by gunfire, but there were no injuries.

Along with township police, the incident is also being investigated as a targeted incident by the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office. Detectives continue to search the area for video surveillance and other evidence, police said.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the township police detective bureau at (856) 589-0330 or the prosecutor’s office at (856) 384-5500.

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