Camden County Prosecutor Warren Faulk and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported two non-fatal shootings in the city this weekend.
The frist shooting was reported about 11:49 p.m. on the 800 block of Mount Ephraim Avenue in Camden. A 59-year-old Camden man was approached as he walked toward his home by an armed man who demanded money. The victim gave the man a small amount of cash and was then shot in the face. The two struggled and the victim reported the gun fired again during the fight, but he was not struck. The gunman fled on Mount Ephraim Avenue. The shooter is described as a young black male, standing five feet to 5-foot-5-inches, with shoulder length braids or dreadlocks.
Anyone with information should contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Investigator Paul Audino at (856) 225-8449 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at the department’s detective bureau, (856) 757-7420.
The second shooting was reported about 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Police contacted the victim, a 33-year-old Camden man, at cooper Hospital where he had driven himself for a gunshot wound to his right arm. The victim told investigators he was shot while driving a white Honda Accord in the area of 25th and Hayes. Investigators found multiple bullet holes in the Accord.
The case is under investigation by Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Investigator Audino and Camden County Police Detective Bob Chew. Both can be reached at the phone numbers listed above.
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