Brian Walker, 53, of Camden, who was charged in connection with a shooting that occurred in Cherry Hill on November 4, 2018, has been apprehended in Florida.
Cherry Hill Police responded to reports of gunshots at Cherry Hill Towers on Route 38 just before 11:30 p.m. When police arrived, they found the 29-year-old victim, a woman from Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds inside of the apartment lobby. During the investigation, detectives learned that Brian Walker, the victim’s estranged husband, allegedly waited in the parking lot of the apartments by the victim’s vehicle and shot at her as she and a friend approached the car, striking her multiple times before he fled the scene.
The woman was taken to a nearby hospital and received treatment for her injuries before she was eventually released. The victim’s companion was not injured during the shooting.
Brian Walker was charged with first degree Attempted Murder on November 5, 2018, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan. Brian Walker was also charged with violating a restraining order, multiple counts of Aggravated Assault, and weapons offenses.
Brian Walker was apprehended without incident in Tampa, Florida on December 7, 2018. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office was aided by members of the United States Marshals Task Force – Tampa, Florida Division.
Brian Walker was transported to a county jail in Tampa, Florida and is awaiting extradition to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing. Under Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court may order that he be detained or released with conditions.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released, Wednesday, December 12, 2018.