Camden County police got a call about gunshots being fired shortly after midnight. Residents at the Ablett Village apartments in Camden heard the sounds of gunshots.
Camden County police dispatched officers to the area. When police showed up at the scene, they discovered the 30-year-old victim unconscious and on the floor of his residence.
A short time later, emergency medical responders got to the apartment and pronounced the victim dead.
The Camden County Police Department is currently investigating the shooting and searching for a suspect. Investigators have not yet identified a suspect in the case or a motive for the killing.
If Camden police can identify and locate the suspect, serious criminal charges for murder would likely follow. As set forth by N.J.S.A. 2C:11-3, murder is classified as a first degree felony. A conviction for first degree murder could potentially lead to life imprisonment, with a minimum mandatory term of imprisonment of 30 years.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help with the investigation. Members of the public who have information about the shooting should call Camden County Prosecutor’s Office detectives at 856-365-3239 or 856-757-7420.
For additional information about this case, check out the NJ.com article entitled “Camden Man Found Shot to Death in His Home.”