Teen shot and killed in Camden

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Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old juvenile male in Camden, announced Acting Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.

Officers responded to reports of a shooting at approximately 8:20 p.m. on December 12th on the 2100 block of Sewell Street. Upon arrival, officers located the juvenile unconscious, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The juvenile was taken to Cooper Hospital. He succumbed to his injuries at approximately 9:26 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Lance Merrill with the CCPO’s Homicide Unit at 609-789-3766 or CCPD Det. Matthew Kreidler at 609-519-6918.