Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a fatal shooting in the city last night.

Camden County Police responded at approximately 9:20 p.m. on Friday (5/20/16) to the 2800 block of North Constitution Road in Camden in reference to a ShotSpotter activation.

Officers found the shooting victim, James Rhodes, 24, of East Orange, NJ, lying in the alleyway located between the 2800 block of North Constitution Road and North Congress Road. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 9:40 p.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Pete Longo at (856) 580-5854 or Camden County Police Detective Shawn Donlon at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Saturday, May 21st, 2016.