Camden, NJ- Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man in Camden on Tuesday evening, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 9:24 p.m., Camden County Metro Police Department received a ShotSpotter activation for shots fired at 721 State Street, Camden. Responding officers arrived on scene and located a male victim, identified as 31-year-old Luis Vazquez-Garcia suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside of a vehicle. Vazquez-Garcia was transported to Cooper University Hospital by responding units and pronounced deceased at 9:34 p.m., by Dr. Echeverria-Ramos of Cooper University Hospital.

This is an ongoing investigation between the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Camden County Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kim Abreu  at the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit at  (856) 225-8443 and Camden County Police Dept. Detective Matt Kreidler at (609) 519-6918.  Tips can also be sent anonymously to