Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported a Sicklerville man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred Wednesday, May 17, 2017.

Andrew Whittaker, 23, is charged with one count of First Degree Murder in the death of 30-year-old Edward Whittle Jr. of Camden. Responding officers found Edward Whittle when they responded to a 9-1-1 call to the 1300 block of Carl Miller Boulevard in Camden at approximately 7:18 pm.

Whittaker was remanded to County Jail pending the pretrial detention hearing this week in accordance with the New Jersey Bail Reform. Under the recent Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court may order Whittaker be detained without bail or released with conditions.

All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Released Sunday June 11, 2017.