Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced a Camden man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday.

Zaire Tate, 24, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Jahquae Walker of Camden.

Tate was arrested during a traffic stop near the intersection of Collings Road and N. Constitution Road in Camden at approximately 10:46 a.m. on Friday.

He was remanded to the Camden County Jail on $1,000,000 full cash bail.

Tate is accused of fatally shooting Walker on the 800 block of Walnut Street in Camden.

Camden County Police responded at approximately 12:14 a.m. on Wednesday (6/8/2016) in reference to a ShotSpotter activation for multiple gunshots and a 911 call. Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound lying inside a residence. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:58 a.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Michael Rhoads at (856) 225-8561 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Released Friday, June 10, 2016.