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February 29, 2016

17-year-old dead, 20-year-old injured in shooting outside Cherry Hill motel

Police said the shooting took place following a fight at a party in one of the motel rooms

Shootings Investigations
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A shooting in a Cherry Hill motel parking lot has left a 17-year-old boy dead and a 20-year-old man injured, according to the Camden County Prosecutor's Office.

The incident occurred shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday outside the Inn of the Dove, 725 Cuthbert Boulevard.

Cherry Hill police said the two males were inside a vehicle at the time of the shooting.

The 17-year-old Jadyre Gordon, of Camden, was pronounced dead at Cooper University Hospital. The second victim, an unidentified 20-year-old Willingboro man, was treated at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital and later released.

The shooting took place following a fight at a party in one of the motel’s rooms, police said.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing and police are asking for tips from the public. Anyone one with information can contact Camden County Prosecutor's Office Detective Jim Brining at 856-225-8439 of Cherry Hill Police Detective Ed Williams at 856-488-7828. Information also can be emailed to investigators at