Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Wednesday night.
Camden County Police officers on patrol in the city’s Parkside neighborhood heard gunfire shortly before 6:20 p.m. and responded to the area of Park Boulevard and Empire Avenue.
The officers found the victim, Thaddeus Pitts, M/36, of Camden, lying on the sidewalk on the 1100 block of Empire Avenue. He had been shot multiple times.
Pitts was transported by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he was pronounced dead at 6:56 p.m.
An investigation into the shooting is ongoing. There are no known suspects at this time. Detectives are reviewing surveillance video from the area and are working to determine a motive.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Sherman Hopkins at (856) 225-8623 or Camden County Police Detective Sean Miller at (856) 757-7420.
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Released Thursday, April 9, 2015.