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 11:13 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1200 block of Decatur Street in Camden for a 911 call about a person shot.

Officers located the victim, David Bussie Jr., 46, of Westville, suffering from a gunshot wound behind a building.

Bussie was transported by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital in Camden, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 11:44 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 Mike Sutley at (856) 614-8003 or the Camden County Police Department Detective Ed Gonzalez at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Wednesday, July 22, 2015.