It was a tragic scene in Pemberton Township, Burlington County Monday night where two teenagers were shot, one fatally.

The gunfire erupted at a home on Snow Avenue in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Twp. around 11:30 p.m., reports. 17-year-old Malachi Treherne and a 17-year-old girl were hit by bullets.

Sadly, Treherne did not survive his injuries, and was pronounced dead on the scene. He was reportedly lying in the home's entryway.

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The teen girl suffered a gunshot wound to her chest. She is in stable condition at a hospital in Trenton where she was taken for treatment, according to

Authorities reportedly have reason to believe this may have been a targeted homicide. An investigation into the shooting continues as Pemberton Police search for a motive. So far, no arrests have been made. Burlington County Prosecutor's Office asks anyone with information reach out to Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113.

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