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

Camden County Police were dispatched at approximately 12:13 a.m. on Thursday the area of 10th Street and Atlantic Avenue in reference to a ShotSpotter activation alerting police to gunshots.

Officers arrived and found the victim, William Alvarez, 25, of Camden, in the driver’s seat of a car.  He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 12:39 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 Pete Longo (856) 580-5854 or Camden County Police Detective Christian Jeffries at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Thursday, October 29, 2015.