WOOLWICH — A township man was shot to death in his own home by his step-son, prosecutors announced Monday.

Woolwich Township Police responded to a 911 call Saturday after 4 PM, according to the Gloucester County Prosecutor's Office.

Officers found 43-year-old Dennis McKenzie at his Cottonwood Road home, dead after being shot in the head and back, authorities said.

McKenzie's step-son, Christian Smith, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was arrested at the scene.

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An autopsy by the Gloucester County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed manner of death as homicide.

Smith, 23, is charged with murder, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and possession of a weapon without a permit to carry.

He was being held at Salem County Jail, pending a detention hearing.

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