Man fatally shot in Burlington County home invasion
Armed men shot and killed a man inside his Browns Mill, Burlington County, home late Tuesday.The fatal shooting happened during a home invasion on the 700 block of Lakehurst Road around 11 p.m., NBC10 reports.
The victim’s five children were also home when three or four armed gunmen stormed the residence. None was injured.
The victim’s dog was also shot during the incident, and the victim’s girlfriend shoved to the ground.
Pemberton police found the victim outside his home and rushed him to the Lourdes Emergency Department at Deborah Hospital, where he was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound to his chest about an hour later.
Neighbors described the victim as a well-known businessman in his late 30s, according to the report.
Police are investigating for a motive.