1 dead, 4 hurt in shooting at birthday party in Hamilton

Police say a teen was killed and four others were injured after a shooting at a birthday party for a 15-year-old in the Deutzville section

Police say 17-year-old Shakir Williams, of Trenton, was killed. Four other males were hurt during the shooting, one of whom remains in critical condition.

Police say 17-year-old Shakir Williams, of Trenton, was killed. Four other males were hurt during the shooting, one of whom remains in critical condition. (7/13/13)

HAMILTON - Police say a teen was killed and four others were injured after a shooting at a birthday party for a 15-year-old in the Deutzville section of Hamilton last night.

Witnesses say there were about 100 people at the party on Duetz Avenue around 11:20 p.m. when it turned violent.

Police say 17-year-old Shakir Williams, of Trenton, was killed. Four other males were hurt during the shooting, one of whom remains in critical condition. Williams was shot multiple times and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

Authorities have not released information about any possible arrests, but witnesses say a teenage girl was taken away in handcuffs.

The Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office has not released details about a suspect or motive in the shooting.

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