Three Shot, One Dead, Ambulance Struck in Camden Shooting

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CAMDEN, NJ – A shooting on Thursday in Camden claimed one life and injured two others. A stray bullet also struck a nearby ambulance. Police Department Detectives are investigating the shooting that happened at approximately 2:51 p.m.

Camden County Police Department officers responded to the area of 10th Street and Thurman Street in reference to a ShotSpotter activation and multiple 911 calls reporting a person shot in that area.

“Officers subsequently located one victim, Turhan Hudson, 29, of Camden, on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.  The victim was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:19 p.m,” police said. “A second victim, a 25-year-old Camden man, also sustained a gunshot wound and walked into Virtua Hospital in Camden for treatment.”

A third victim, a 27-year-old Camden man, sustained a graze wound and drove himself to Virtua Hospital in Camden for treatment.

Additionally, a Virtua ambulance that was present in the area of the shooting for an unrelated matter was struck once by gunfire.  No injuries to the crew were reported.