Camden County authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred during the late-night hours in Camden, New Jersey.
The shooting incident happened just after 11:30 p.m. near 6th Street and Viola Street in Camden, NJ. Camden County police dispatched police officers to the scene after getting a Shot Spotter activation alert and receiving 911 calls from local residents about gunshots being fired.
When Camden County cops arrived in the area, they found a victim lying on the pavement and suffering from significant injuries. Emergency medical responders transported the victim to Cooper University Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
Not long after that, a second person who sustained injuries in the shooting incident arrived at the Camden NJ hospital. He was treated for serious gunshot wounds.
The Camden County Police Department and the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office are investigating the fatal shooting and looking for a suspect.
If authorities eventually identify and arrest a suspect, the culprit would likely face criminal charges for first degree murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, and various weapons offenses.
For further information about this case, view the NJ.com article, “1 Dead, 1 Critically Hurt in Camden Shooting.”