A man from Philadelphia has been arrested and charged in connection to a fatal shooting in Camden.

Camden County Prosecutor Grace MacAulay's office says 23-year-old Myles Nicholson was charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses in the death of 31-year-old Stefan Shaw of Maple Shade.

At around 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, Camden County Police Department officers responded to the area of 27th and Federal in Camden after hearing gunfire.

Officers located a vehicle that had been shot and a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, Shaw, was taken to Cooper University Hospital and later pronounced dead.

27th and Federal in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps
27th and Federal in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps

Following an investigation, Nicholson was taken into custody by detectives later that day in New Castle County, DE. He was transported to the local jail pending an extradition hearing.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Det. Michael Dons with the Camden County Prosecutor's Office at (856) 365-3125.

The public is reminded that charges are accusations and all persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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