Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city Friday night, June 23, 2017.

Camden County Police responded to reports of a male who had been shot in the 1000 block of Beideman Avenue in Camden at approximately 10:41 p.m.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Alejandro Brooks, 35, of Cherry Hill, laying on the pavement suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 10:49 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 Mike Sutley at (856) 614-8003 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Saturday, June 24, 2017.