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

Camden County Police responded at approximately 8:45 p.m. on Tuesday to the 1300 block of Kaighns Avenue in Camden in reference to a ShotSpotter activation for multiple gunshots.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Rafael Vicente, 18, of Camden, suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle that crashed at the 1200 block of Haddon Avenue. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 8:55 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 Chris Sarson at (856) 225-8640 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Wednesday, March 23, 2016.