Camden, N.J. – Detectives are investigating two unrelated homicides in Camden on Sunday, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki.
Police responded to the 1800 block of Mulford St. around 10 a.m. for a ShotSpotter Activation of multiple gunshots fired. When they arrived, they found a woman shot inside a vehicle.
She was transported to an area hospital where she was pronounced dead. The victim has been identified as Sheila Baskin, 74, of Camden. The shooting remains under investigation.
Hours later, police were called to the intersection of S. 30th St. and Stevens St. for a reported fight around 2:40 p.m. Officers responded and located a man suffering from multiple stab wounds to the chest.
He was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The stabbing victim was identified as Tyree Gacutan, 32, of Camden. The stabbing also remains under investigation.
Anyone with information on Baskins’ homicide is asked to call CCPO Det. Andy McNeil at 856-225-8407 or Camden County Police Det. Edward Gonzalez at 856-757-7042.
Information on Gacutan’s homicide can be sent to CCPO Det. Kevin Courtney at 856-397-6770 or Camden County Police Det. Shawn Donlon at 856-757-7042.
Tips on either case can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.