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

Camden County Police were dispatched at approximately 10:21 p.m. on Sunday to the All American Gardens apartment complex on the 1900 block of Phillips Street in Camden for a report of a gunshot victim.

Officers arrived and found Jose Alvarez, 35, of Camden, lying on the ground in the rear of an apartment building.

He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 10:41 p.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.  No arrests have made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Mike Sutley at (856) 614-8003 or Camden County Police Department Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Monday, September 14, 2015.