Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a man shot in the city last night has died this morning.

Camden County Police were dispatched at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Sunday to 28th Street and Pierce Avenue in Camden for a report of a male shot.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Jose Franco, 34, of Camden, lying in the street.  He was transported to Cooper University Hospital.  He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 5:45 a.m. today.

An 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 Sherman Lee Hopkins Jr. at (856) 225-8623 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.

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Released Monday, September 28, 2015.