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

Camden County Police responded at approximately 7:43 p.m. on Monday to the 500 block of Jackson Street in Camden in reference to a ShotSpotter activation for multiple gunshots.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Michael Burrell Jr., 24, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds lying on the sidewalk. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 7:49 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 Jim Brining at (856) 225-8439 or Camden County Police Detective Saladin Webb at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Tuesday, March 29, 2016.