Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a juvenile suspect has been charged in connection with a Camden homicide.

The defendant, a 16-year-old female from Berlin Borough, faces a first-degree murder charge in the fatal shooting of 21-year-old Vincent T. Bland of Pennsauken.

Camden County Police found Bland suffering from a gunshot wound when officers responded around 6 a.m. on August 12 to a report of a male lying on the ground in a lot near South 5th and Benson streets in Camden.

Bland was taken to Cooper University Hospital for treatment.  He succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 4:10 a.m. today.

The defendant was charged today and is being held at the Camden County Youth Detention Center.

All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

Released Thursday, August 20, 2015.