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

Camden County Police were alerted at approximately 3:12 a.m. by the ShotSpotter system to gunfire in the area of the 1400 block of Pershing Street in Camden.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Andre Matthews, 44, of Camden, lying on the sidewalk. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 4:32 a.m.

An 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 Mike Sutley at (856)-614-8003 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856)-757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Sunday, November 8, 2015.