Authorities in Burlington County say four people have been charged in connection to a double shooting in a Walmart parking lot earlier this month that left one man injured and another dead.

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and Burlington Township Public Safety Director James Sullivan say the following people have been arrested:

• Kayhree Simmons, 19, of Willingboro - Felony Murder (First Degree), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (Second Degree), Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (Second Degree), Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (Second Degree), Hindering (Third Degree) and Obstruction (Fourth Degree).

• Jayviyohn J. Earley, 19, of Willingboro - Felony Murder (First Degree) and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (Second Degree). Earley also was charged on October 13, 2021, with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Third Degree) and Possession of a Firearm in Relation to a Drug Offense (Second Degree).

• Kweli L. McCants, 20, of Willingboro - Conspiracy to Commit Robbery (Second Degree) and Hindering (Third Degree). McCants also was charged on October 14, 2021, with Possession of a Large Capacity Ammunition Magazine (Fourth Degree) and Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance (Third Degree).

• Azza Kamnaksh, 19, of Willingboro - Hindering (Third Degree) and Obstruction (Fourth Degree). Kamnaksh also was charged on October 13, 2021 with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana (Third Degree) and Possession of a Firearm in Relation to a Drug Offense (Second Degree).

Coffina's office says on the night of October 7th, officers from the Burlington Township Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the Walmart parking lot on County Route 541. There, cops found 44-year-old Dion E. Williams, Sr., and his son, 17-year-old Albert, both of Hammonton, suffering from gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to Cooper Hospital in Camden where Albert Williams, who was shot in the chest, was pronounced dead and his father was treated and released.

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Officials say the investigation revealed, "that the parties involved had previously planned to meet in the Walmart parking lot. Upon arrival, there was an argument, followed by gunfire."

Authorities say, Simmons, Earley, and McCants are being held in the Burlington County Jail; Kamnaksh is lodged in the Atlantic County Justice Facility in Mays Landing.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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