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

Camden County Police responded at approximately 2:48 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2016, to the 700 block of Walnut Street in reference multiple 911 calls reporting gunshots in the area.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Amir Adams, 27, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:51 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 Jason Rowello at (856) 225-8475 or Camden County Police Detective S Donlon at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Wednesday, December 14, 2016.