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June 10, 2016

Camden man arrested, charged with murder in shooting death

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A Camden County Police Department is seen in the city of Camden.

A man has been apprehended and charged for his role in a fatal shooting in Camden, New Jersey.

Zaire Tate, 24, of Camden, was charged with first-degree murder in the death of 26-year-old Jahquae Walker, county officials announced on Friday.

The incident occurred Wednesday around 12:15 a.m. on the 800 block of Walnut Street.

Authorities arrived at the scene and discovered the victim suffering from a gunshot wound inside a residence. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead around 3:58 a.m.

Tate was arrested during a traffic stop near the intersection of Collings and North Constitution Roads on Friday around 10:45 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Michael Rhoads at (856) 225-8561 or Camden County Police Detective Mark Lee at (856) 757-7420.