The shooting happened on the 1200 block of North 26th Street in Camden, NJ. The Camden County Police Department got a call about the shooting shortly after 2:00 a.m.
Camden police officers were dispatched to the scene, where they found the victim with a gunshot wound to the neck.
When police first arrived at the residence, they were turned away by a woman who answered the door and then quickly shut it on them. Additionally, the woman allegedly screamed at the police officers.
Police were eventually allowed inside the house. The officers then discovered the 41-year-old shooting victim lying inside a second-floor bedroom.
The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital, a local Camden hospital, where he was treated for his neck injuries. Afterwards, doctors listed the victim in critical but stable condition.
The Camden County Police Department is currently investigating the shooting. Police have already questioned the woman who answered the door and a teenage girl who was also at the residence.
According to early reports, police believe that the shooting may have been accidental.
If police eventually determine that the shooting was intentional, serious criminal charges could follow. The shooter could potentially be charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
For further information about this case, read the CourierPost.com article entitled “Report: Camden Man Shot in Home.”