Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide in Camden on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.

Camden County Police responded to reports of a person who was shot at the intersection of Wayne Avenue and North 24th Street in Camden at approximately 9:38 p.m. When officers arrived they located the victim, Everardo Alegre-Cortes, 22, of Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 11:02 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 Andy McNeil at (856) 225-8407 or Camden County Police Detective Sean Miller at (856) 757-7042.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Thursday, February 14, 2019.