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Authorities Investigate Fatal Shooting of Man in Camden


Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 40-year-old man in Camden on Tuesday morning, reported Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez.

According to officials, on Tuesday, July 19, at 10:57 a.m., officers of the Camden County Metro Police Department responded to Fortuna Grocery at Louis and Kaighn Avenue after receiving several 911 calls for reports of a robbery. 

Upon arrival, officers located a male inside the store suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 

Officials said that the male was identified as 40-year-old Luis Morales. Morales was transported by ambulance to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 11:25 a.m.

This investigation is active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit Detective Daniel Crawford at (856) 580-2223 and Camden County Police Department Homicide Detective Matthew Dunlop at (609) 519-7344. 

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