A 31-year-old Camden man has been charged with felony murder for the fatal shooting of Luis Morales on Tuesday morning, Camden County Prosecutor Grace C. MacAulay announced.
Officials said Yaphet Norman, 31, of Camden was taken into custody on Wednesday afternoon, July 20, 2022 and charged with Felony Murder.
Norman is currently lodged at the Camden County Correctional Facility. All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
According to Camden County officials, after receiving multiple 911 calls for reports of a robbery, officers of the Camden County Police Department responded to Fortuna Grocery at Louis and Kaighn Avenue on Tuesday, July 19, at 10:57 a.m.
Upon arrival, officers located a male inside of the store suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. 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.
Anyone with information about this investigation 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 (609) 519-7344.
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