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CAMDEN CITY NJ (August 28, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)--County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson reported an incident that occurred early this morning that left one man dead, and another injured in Camden City.

Camden County Police were flagged down near the intersection of 24th and Federal Streets at approximately 1:47 a.m. by a woman who reported seeing an injured man. Police located two men, a 60-year-old Camden resident and his friend, Miguel Rodriguez-Zavala, wounded on the 2300 block of Federal Street.

Miguel Rodriguez-Zavala, 38, of Camden, was found laying on the ground suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to Cooper University Hospital where he was pronounced deceased at approximately 2:10 a.m. The surviving victim, who was physically assaulted, was transported to the local hospital and is receiving treatment. 

The investigation into the incident is ongoing. No arrests have been made at this time.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Detective Lee Hopkins at (856) 225-8623 or Camden County Police Detective Colin O’Sullivan at (856) 757-7420.

Information may also be emailed to [email protected]

Released Tuesday, August 28, 2018.