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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday, June 10, 2016.