Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a juvenile has been charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred on May 18, 2017.
The suspect, a 17-year-old male from Camden, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 18-year-old Shapaul Johnson.
Shapaul Johnson, also of Camden, was found fatally shot in the area of the 1000 block of Thurman Street on the evening of May 18. Camden County Police had responded at approximately 7:27 p.m. that night in reference to a ShotSpotter activation and 9-1-1 calls.
Officers arrived and located Johnson suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 1:35 a.m.
The juvenile is being held at the Camden County Juvenile Detention Center.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday, June 16, 2017.