Camden County law enforcement arrested four individuals who allegedly had roles in the fatal shooting of a person in Camden, NJ.
According to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, the four suspects were involved in the homicide of a Camden man, as well as two other shootings in Camden, New Jersey on the same night.
The murder allegedly occurred during a robbery attempt, with one suspect reportedly using a gun to shoot the victim.
The fatal shooting occurred around 1:30 a.m. Camden police officers were sent to the 3500 block of Pierce Street after the Camden County Police Department’s ShotSpotter system was triggered. When police got to the area, they found the victim suffering from a serious gunshot wound.
The victim, a 19-year-old man from Camden NJ, was taken to nearby Camden Hospital. However, doctors were not able to save the victim; he was pronounced dead 15 minutes later.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office and the Camden County Police Department worked together on a joint investigation into the homicide and eventually identified the suspects.
All four suspects are under the age of 20. Among the suspects are an 18-year-old Camden NJ man, two 19-year-old Pennsauken men, and a 16-year-old from Merchantville, New Jersey.
The four suspects face criminal charges for first degree murder. If the suspects are convicted of first degree murder, they could be sentenced to life imprisonment in New Jersey State Prison.
Camden County authorities said that the suspects may have also committed two other shootings in Camden, NJ.
For further information, read the NJ.com article, “4 South Jersey Teens Charged in Fatal Shooting.”