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October 29, 2015

Camden man sitting in car shot and killed

Police Shooting Death
Camden County police SUV Thom Carroll, File/PhillyVoice

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

A Camden man was shot in the driver's seat of a car at about 12:13 a.m. Thursday in the city.

William Alvarez, 25, died at Cooper University Hospital about 25 minutes later. He is the 27th homicide victim in the city this year, not including police-involved shootings.

Camden County police went to the scene of the shooting, 10th Street and Atlantic Avenue, based on an alert from a ShotSpotter, a system which detects and pinpoints the location of gunfire.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information may contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Pete Longo (856) 580-5854 or Camden County Police Detective Christian Jeffries at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to