One Dead, One Injured After Hamilton Mall Shooting
Officials have now released more information, including the victims' identities, on the early morning shooting outside Hamilton Mall this morning.
According to Acting Prosecutor Diane Ruberton, Demond Cottman, 21, of Atlantic City was shot and killed this morning, and his brother, Shadi Cottman, 26, of Clayton, was wounded in the parking lot outside Hamilton Mall. The shooting near the Macy's entrance, was first reported just after 1am on Black Friday.
When first responders arrived on the scene, they found a Demond Cottman with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Shadi Cottman was suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. He was taken to the hospital, and is listed in stable condition.
The incident is still being investigated.
Witnesses are being urged to call Hamilton Township Police at 609-625-2700.