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

Camden County Police responded at approximately 2:31 a.m. (10/27/16) to the Chestnut Court Apartments in Camden in reference to 911 calls reporting a gunshot victim.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Jherell Bailey, 34, of Camden, lying in the vestibule area, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 2:42 a.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 Rowello at (856) 225-8475 or Camden County Police Detective Donlon at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Friday, October 28, 2016.