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Camden, N.J. – A man has been charged in the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man in Camden, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Camden County Police Chief Gabriel Rodriguez. Remote.axd

Raymond Ashley, 31, of Camden, has been charged with one count of first-degree Murder, one count of second-degree Unlawful Possession of a Weapon, one count of second-degree Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose, and one count of second-degree Certain Persons.

Police responded to a ShotSpotter activation on South Octagon Road around 1 a.m. on May 22. When they got to the area, they located Isaiah Taylor, 21, of Camden, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead from his injuries.

Through a subsequent investigation, Ashley was identified as the person who allegedly shot Taylor.

Ashley was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force – Camden Division on May 28 and transported to the Camden County Correctional Facility to await a detention hearing.

All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.