31-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in Camden

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Camden, NJ- The Camden County Police Department is investigating a shooting murder of a 31-year-old male on Tuesday night.

Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez in a joint statement reported, that on Tuesday, at approximately 9:24 p.m., Camden County Metro Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for shots fired at 721 State Street in the city of Camden.

“Responding officers arrived on scene and located a male victim, identified as 31-year-old Luis Vazquez-Garcia suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside of a vehicle,” police said. “Vazquez-Garcia was transported to Cooper University Hospital by responding units and pronounced deceased at 9:34 p.m., by Dr. Echeverria-Ramos of Cooper University Hospital.This is an ongoing investigation between the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Camden County Police Department.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kim Abreu  at the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at  (856) 225-8443.