Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide on Friday, April 13, 2018.

Camden County police responded to a shotspotter activation and  9-1-1 calls of a man who had been shot in the area of the Norris and Everett Street in Camden at approximately 1:49 p.m.

When officers arrived, they located the victim, Laron Hornsby, 24, of Camden, laying on the sidewalk on the 1200 block of Everett Street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital and pronounced deceased at approximately 4:48 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 Matthew Barber at (856) 225-5166 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at (856) 757-7042.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Saturday, April 14, 2018.