Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki reported a homicide that occurred in the city early this morning.

The Camden County Police Department was made aware of a ShotSpotter activation near the 1300 block of Federal Street at approximately 12:01 a.m. Officers located the victim, Carlos Perry, 24, of Camden, at Cooper University Hospital suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Carlos Perry succumbed to his injuries at approximately 12:34 a.m.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, and there is no further information being released at this time. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Andy McNeil at (856) 225-8407 or Camden County Police Detective Edward Gonzalez at (856) 757-7042.

Information may also be emailed to

Released Wednesday, October 9, 2019.