Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a homicide that occurred in the city on June 16, 2019.

At approximately 12:59 a.m. a Camden County Police officer was attempting to clear a parking lot at Cooper’s Poynt Park due to of a large crowd of people and heard gunshots. The Camden Metro officer located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Steven Conquest and another male, both 21 from Camden, were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Steven Conquest succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on June 17, 2019 at approximately 3:34 p.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and there is no further information being released at this time. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Kevin Courtney at (856) 225-8632 or Camden County Police Detective Colin O’Sullivan at (856) 757-7042.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Tuesday, June 18, 2019.