Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in the city Thursday evening, May 18, 2017.

Camden County Police responded to 9-1-1 calls and Shot Spotter activation in 1000 block of Thurman Street in Camden at approximately 7:27 pm.

Officers arrived and located the victim, Shapaul Johnson, 18, of Camden, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 1:35 a.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 James Brining at (856) 225-8439 or Camden County Police Detective Sean Miller at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Friday, May 19, 2017.