Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in Camden Wednesday.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office says at about 4:15, police responded to the 2700 block of Hayes Avenue for a ShotSpotter activation.

Upon arrival, authorities located a man at 22nd Street and River Avenue who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim, later identified as 18-year-old Jesus Manuel Ortiz-Hernandez of Camden, was transported to Cooper University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

22nd Street and River Avenue in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps
22nd Street and River Avenue in Camden NJ - Photo: Google Maps

This investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Jeremy Jankowski with the Camden County Prosecutor's Office Homicide Unit at (856) 225-5950.

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