Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city today.

Camden County Police were alerted around 4 p.m. on Saturday by the ShotSpotter system to gunfire in the area of the 700 block of S. 8th Street in Camden.

Officers arrived and found Corey Morton, 24, of Camden, lying in an alley between two buildings on the 700 block of S. 8th Street. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 4:41 p.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Frank Simpson at (856) 365-3114 or Camden County Police Detective Gordon Harvey at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Saturday, October 17, 2015.