A 47-year-old man was fatally shot in Camden County Sunday afternoon.

Camden County Prosecutor Grace MacAulay's office says at about 12:45 Sunday, officers responded to 7th and Bailey Streets in Camden after they received a ShotSpotter activation.

At the scene, authorities found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

The victim, later identified as 47-year-old Jose Rivera of Camden, was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he was pronounced dead minutes later.

7th and Bailey Streets in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps
7th and Bailey Streets in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps

This investigation is active and ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Daniel Crawford with the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit at (856) 225-2593.

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