Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city Friday night, April 14, 2017.

Camden County Police responded to the area of 6th Street in Camden at approximately 11:35 p.m. in reference to a shot spotter activation as well as reports of residents hearing gunshots.

Officers arrived and located one victim,Walter Chatman, 50, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds near Viola Street. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 12:26 a.m.

A second victim, a Camden man, also suffering from gunshot wounds, was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he is undergoing treatment.

The investigation into the incident 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 S. Webb at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Saturday, April 15, 2017.