Charges have been filed in two unrelated Camden homicides, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Joseph Wysocki.
Officials said Mr. Omar Brown, 33, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder in the Oct. 4 stabbing death of Tyree Gacutan.
Police responded to the intersection of S. 30th St. and Stevens St. around 2:40 p.m. on Sunday for a report of a fight.
According to police, when they arrived, officers found Gacutan suffering from multiple stab wounds in the chest. Detectives said he later died at a hospital.
Brown was transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility where he’s awaiting a detention hearing.
Charges were also filed against the reported shooter in the Sept. 25 homicide of Mr. Justin Ingram, 20, of Camden.
Police were called to the 3000 block of Hope St., for a report of a shooting around 3:30 p.m. Ingram was identified as the victim who later died at an area hospital.
Police say a 15-year-old juvenile defendant has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose and one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon.
The 15-year-old is currently detained at a juvenile detention center.
All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.