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May 30, 2007

Acting Camden County Prosecutor Joshua M. Ottenberg and Camden Police Executive Arturo Venegas Jr. reported that a 17-year-old Brooklawn resident was shot and killed early today on the street in Camden, N.J. 

At approximately 1:50 a.m. today, Camden Police received a report of a man shot at Broadway and Emerald Street in South Camden. Officers arrived to find the victim, James Zemek, of the Brooklawn Court apartments, lying on the sidewalk. He had been shot multiple times in the torso and died at the scene. 

No arrests have been made. An investigation is continuing. 

Anyone with information is urged to call Senior Investigator John Greer of the Camden County Prosecutor's Office at (856) 225-8400 or Camden Police Detective Wayne Matthews at (856) 757-7420.