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

Camden County Police responded at approximately 3:08 a.m. on Sunday (5/8/16) to the 1400 block of Bradley Ave. in Camden in reference to a ShotSpotter activation for a single gunshot.

Officers arrived and located the victim Lance E. Jenkins, 38, of Camden, suffering from a gunshot wound lying on the sidewalk. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:22 a.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 Frank Simpson at (856) 365-3114 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Sunday, May 8, 2016