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 6:31 p.m. on Thursday (5/5/16) to the 1000 block of South 4th Street in Camden in reference to 911 calls and a ShotSpotter activation for multiple gunshots.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Jonathan Vasquez, 22, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds lying on the ground. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 6:40 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 Dennis Convery at (856) 365-3279 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Friday, May 6, 2016