Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson announced a Camden man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal shooting on May 8 in the city
Robert “Chuck” Wilcox, 31, of Camden, was charged with the first-degree murder of 38-year-old Lance E. Jenkins of Camden.
Wilcox is accused of killing Jenkins at approximately 3:08 a.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Camden County Police responded to the area of the 1400 block of Bradley Ave. in Camden in reference to a ShotSpotter activation for a single gunshot. Officers arrived and located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound lying on the sidewalk. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at approximately 3:22 a.m.
Wilcox was taken into custody by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Regional Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division at approximately 11 a.m. on Thursday in Camden.
He was remanded to the Camden County Jail.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Thursday, May 26, 2016.