CAMDEN CITY, NJ (January 21, 2019)--Rashaad Allen, 27, of Camden, was arrested and charged in a shooting that killed Mutota Amon on January 16, 2019.
When Camden County Police responded to the intersection of Morton and Norris Streets in Camden on Wednesday afternoon, they found the victim, Mutota Amon, unconscious on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to Cooper University Hospital where he died a short time later.
Rashaad Allen was charged with first degree Murder on January 20, 2019, according to Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson.
Rashaad Allen was taken into custody without incident at the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office yesterday. He was transported to the Camden County Police Department where he was processed, and then taken to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing. Under Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court may order he be detained or released with conditions.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Monday, January 21, 2019