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

Two Camden County Police Department officers in a marked patrol vehicle parked on the 300 block of Broadway in Camden heard several gunshots coming from the area of Broadway and Benson Street at approximately 8:29 p.m. on Tuesday.

The officers exited their vehicle and saw the victim, Saadiq Coleman, 19, of Camden, running toward them.  The victim collapsed just before reaching the officers’ vehicle.

Coleman had been shot multiple times and was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:07 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 Michael Rhoads at (856) 225-8561 or Camden County Police Department Detective Elvin Nunez at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Wednesday, September 9, 2015.