Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a fatal shooting in the city Friday night.

Karon P. Townsend, M/19, of Camden, was found by police lying unresponsive on Roberts Street near Royden Street in Camden around 9:30 p.m.

Townsend was pronounced dead at 9:46 p.m. via telemetry by a doctor at Virtua Voorhees.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Pete Longo at (856) 580-5854 or Camden County Police Detective Stephen Gracia at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to or texted to CCTIP.