14-year-old boy Jesse Everett has been shot dead in Willingboro, NJ. The shooting occurred on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the Phillips 66 gas station on 99 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
Everett sustained serious bullet wounds in the shooting and was rushed to Virtua Willingboro Hospital where he was pronounced dead later.
Police say the shooting occurred as Everet was attempting to refuel a stolen vehicle at the gas station. At the same time, another vehicle approached the gas station with two men inside. The passenger in the vehicle got out, approached Everett, and fired a shot at him.
Everett was struck in the head and later died at the hospital.
Police say this was a targeted shooting. So far, no suspects have been identified.