Man fatally shot answering front door of Mercer County apartment

Police say the victim, Christopher MacLeod, was found lying outside the apartment with several gunshot wounds

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Man fatally shot at Mercer County apartment
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Police believe the man was the intended target of the shooting but are still working to determine a motive.

EWING TWP., New Jersey (WPVI) -- Investigators in Mercer County, New Jersey say a man was shot and killed when he answered a knock at his front door.

Detectives responded to an apartment on Midway Lane in Ewing Township just after 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Police say the victim, Christopher MacLeod, 30, was found lying outside the apartment with several gunshot wounds.

He was later pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said.

Police believe MacLeod was the intended target of the shooting but are still working to determine a motive.